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Search giant Google is offering a $30m prize pot to private firms that land a robot rover on the Moon.
To claim the cash, any craft reaching the lunar surface must perform a series of tasks such as shoot video and roam for specific distances
Firms interested in trying for the prize have until the end of 2012 to mount their Moonshot.
Originally posted by Dr Love
Why do we need rovers on the moon if we've already "been" there?
Originally posted by mad scientist
I don't know if 30 million would even begin to cover the costs of R&D. I will be curious to see how many companies attempt it.