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Google Announces New Milestones For Lunar XPRIZE!

The moon is just sitting there waiting for us to go back. There are countless opportunities for scientific research and discovery. Trace is here to talk to you about how Google’s X PRIZE is now offering companies incentives to create low cost methods of robotic space exploration.

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Google Lunar XPRIZE Selects Five Teams to Compete for $6 Million in Milestone Prizes

“The Google Lunar XPRIZE announced today the five international teams selected as finalists for Milestone Prizes, with a total purse of $6 million to be awarded this year.”

Astrobotic, a Lunar XPRIZE Competitor, Wants To Turn The Moon Into Earth’s Next Continent

“The Pittsburgh-based company will send a lander to the moon next year, when it will also deliver customer cargo to space, lunar orbit and the moon’s surface.”

5 Private Moon-Race Teams Compete For Google Lunar X Prize

“Google is offering ‘milestone’ prizes to help teams overcome the financial hurdles associated with launching rovers to the moon.”

Recognizing Giant Leaps: Google Lunar XPRIZE Establishes Milestone Prices (Op-Ed)

“Back in 2007, building upon the successes of the Ansari XPRIZE for suborbital space and the Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge, XPRIZE and Google launched the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE, the largest incentivized competition to date.”

Milestone Prizes

“XPRIZE and Google have incorporated Milestone Prizes into the Google Lunar XPRIZE in order to reward teams who achieve key milestones on their way to ready their subsystems for launch.”

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