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.
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.
Former X Prizer Cristin Dorgelo is now the White House assistant director of grand challenges. She spoke to CNET about changing government with incentive prizes.
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.
It's challenged entrepreneurs to fly into space. Now the X Prize Foundation says it will award millions of dollars in a new Oil Cleanup X Challenge.
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?
X Prize Foundation will introduce two new teams and reveal the identities of the blogging "Mystery Team" next week.
Peter Diamandis, who helped get private space flight off the ground, tells CNET where the X Prize Foundation sees the next big technological gains.
At NASA's Ames Research Center on Wednesday, the latest entrant in the race to get a private team to the moon announced its participants.
A collaboration of space industry veterans called Odyssey Moon becomes the first group to complete official registration for the $30 million prize.
UC Irvine student winners, chosen via a YouTube contest, challenge someone to create an energy-efficient and nontoxic storage device to replace all conventional lead acid batteries.