Google Lunar X-Prize: The Private Moon Race Teams (Images)

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The Google Lunar X Prize

Credit: Peter Jones Dela Cruz
The Google Lunar X Prize is an international challenge to land a robot on the lunar surface, have it travel at least 1,650 feet (500 meters) and send data…Read More »

and images back to Earth.

The first privately funded team to do all of this before the end of 2015 will receive the $20 million grand prize. An additional $10 million is set aside for second place and various special accomplishments, bringing the prize's total purse to $30 million.

Here's a look at the 25 teams left in the competition as of July 2012:   Less «
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