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Welcome to the new Space Race

The $30M Google Lunar XPRIZE challenges engineers, entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world to develop low-cost methods of robotic space exploration.

Moon Shot EP.1

Astrobotic

Pittsburgh, USA

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Moon Shot EP.2

Part-Time Scientists

Germany

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“I’ve always liked working on stories that combine people who are relatable with something insane.”

J.J. Abrams

Executive Producer

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Sixteen Teams
238,900 miles
one dream

Winning teams must:

1

Successfully place a robot on the moon's surface.

2

Travel at least 500 meters.

3

Transmit HD video and images back to earth.

Moon Shot EP.3

Team Indus

India

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Moon Shot EP.4

Team Plan B

Canada

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Fine, Clingy, and
Surprisingly Abrasive.

Moon Dust

Moon dust, or regolith, is like tiny shards of glass. With no wind or rain to soften its coarse edges, it sticks in seals, jams up equipment, and obstructs solar energy access.

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Moon Shot EP.5

Hakuto

Japan

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The
Moon
Money

Grand Prize:

$20 Million

Second Place:

$5 Million

$5 Million in bonus prizes for further technological and scientific achievements.

Moon Shot EP.5

Hakuto

Japan

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Moon Shot EP.6

Moon Express

Cape Canaveral, USA

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The first Luxury Brand
on the
Moon.

Audi Lunar Quattro

Part-time Scientists
Germany

Moon Shot EP.6

Moon Express

Cape Canaveral, USA

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Moon Shot EP.7

SpaceIL

Israel

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Moon Shot EP.8

Mecaliks

Mexico

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Intense, Toxic, and
Wildly Unpredictable.

Galactic Cosmic Rays

Galactic cosmic rays can negatively impact rovers and imaging equipment; shutting them down, sending them off course or destroying them altogether.

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“When you see the earth from space, you can’t see any borders. You just see one planet filled with people.”  

Yariv Bash

Team SpaceIL

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Moon Shot EP.8

Mecaliks

Mexico

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Moon Shot EP.9

Race for
the Prize

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