Google Sponsors $30 Million Lunar X Prize


Google Sponsors Lunar X PRIZE to Create a Space Race for a New Generation, X Prize Foundation/Google

"The X PRIZE Foundation and Google Inc. today announced the Google Lunar X PRIZE, a robotic race to the Moon to win a remarkable $30 million prize purse. Private companies from around the world will compete to land a privately funded robotic rover on the Moon that is capable of completing several mission objectives, including roaming the lunar surface for at least 500 meters and sending video, images and data back to the Earth."

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