A $30 million competition
TO LAND A PRIVATELY FUNDED
ROBOT ON THE MOONThe Google Lunar XPRIZE, the largest international incentive based prize of all time, aims to open a new era of lunar travel by vastly decreasing the cost of access to the Moon and space. Learn more about the competition
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Back To The Moon For Good, chronicles teams around the world competing for the largest incentivized prize in history, by landing a robotic spacecraft on the Moon for the first time in more than 40 years.
The 2014 MoonBots Challenge is an international on-line competition that challenges youth from 9 to 17 years old to form a team, and design, create and program robots to simulate lunar missions.
MoonBots-in-a-Box is a spin-off educational project of the MoonBots Challenge. This project has been specially created for Science Centers to use with audiences all over the world.
There's plenty more testing ahead before any of the Google Lunar XPRIZE teams actually lift off to the Moon. Team Part-Time Scientists explores a simulated lunar surface in Bremen, Germany.
MSNBC’s Craig Melvin dives into today’s space competition organized by the XPRIZE Foundation and sponsored by Google.
Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. This summer, CNET will travel the world and follow five of those teams' final tests and preparations. Here's a taste of what's to come.