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google lunar x-prize


Astrobotic, CMU build lunar lander in X Prize bid

As part of the Google Lunar X Prize competition, a Carnegie Mellon University team plans to send a robot to investigate the Apollo 11 landing site.

By June 15, 2011


Google Lunar XPrize

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. It's the Google Lunar XPrize, and we're giving you an inside look at how the teams are preparing for lift-off.


Google Lunar X Prize contest sets official roster

The competition aims to award the winning team $20 million for sending a robot to the moon and having it travel 500 meters while transmitting data back to Earth.

By February 17, 2011


More competitors for Google Lunar X Prize

X Prize Foundation will introduce two new teams and reveal the identities of the blogging "Mystery Team" next week.

By December 11, 2008


Google Lunar X Prize's race to the moon has begun

A collaboration of space industry veterans called Odyssey Moon becomes the first group to complete official registration for the $30 million prize.

By December 6, 2007


Google Lunar XPrize partners with J.J. Abrams for 'Moon Shot' documentary

The $30 million Google Lunar XPrize is encouraging private teams to explore the moon, and now a documentary will tell their stories.

By March 3, 2016


The next five years of the X Prize

At a gala event Saturday night, the X Prize Foundation rolls out a vision and a plan for the next half-decade. Will it change the world for the better?

By May 15, 2010


X Prize group sets sights on next challenges (Q&A)

Peter Diamandis, who helped get private space flight off the ground, tells CNET where the X Prize Foundation sees the next big technological gains.

By March 1, 2010


Google Lunar XPrize update: Five teams aim for the moon in 2017

Some of the competitors have announced contracts to go to the moon, and there may be more to come. We check in with some of the leaders in Tokyo to find out who will get there first.

By October 30, 2015


Israeli Google Lunar XPrize team aims to put lander on the moon in 2017

The private space race is well and truly on, and SpaceIL, an Israeli team competing for the Google Lunar XPrize, just bought a ticket to the moon in early 2017.

By October 7, 2015


Audi is sending a Quattro rover to the moon for the Google Lunar XPrize

The German car company and team Part Time Scientists partner up to send a four-wheel-drive rover to the moon, where it'll compete for $30 million in prize money.

By June 25, 2015