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Google Lunar XPrize: The world's next great space race

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. This summer, we'll travel the world and follow five of those teams' final tests and preparations. Here's a taste of what's to come.

By July 1, 2014

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Google Lunar XPrize competition enters milestone phase

There's $30 million available to 18 teams vying to be the first nongovernment entity to land a rover on the moon. Five of those teams are eligible for a $6 million boost this summer.

By April 1, 2014

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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

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Astrobotic takes off for the Google Lunar XPrize

Milestone tests for the Google Lunar XPrize are underway. We join Team Astrobotic in the Mojave Desert for a test of their rocket-powered Masten lander.

By August 14, 2014

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Google Lunar XPrize: Astrobotic lifts off

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Astrobotic is one of those teams, and it recently completed an important test at the Mojave Air and Space Port.

By August 14, 2014

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$30 million Google Lunar XPrize milestone teams announced

The Google Lunar XPrize is a $30 million purse of prizes available for teams working to send a rover to the moon. Today, XPrize is announcing that five finalist teams are getting a little boost, with $6 million in milestone prizes available to help them on their lunar journey.

By April 1, 2014

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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

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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

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Google doodle honors birthday of biophysicist Rosalind Franklin

British X-ray crystallographer made great strides in our understanding of the molecular makeup of DNA and RNA but missed out on Nobel Prize.

By July 24, 2013

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Google doodle does circles around Copernicus' birthday

Web giant celebrates the 540th birthday of the astronomer best known for his theory that the sun -- and not the Earth -- was at the center of the universe.

By February 18, 2013