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Google Sponsors Moon Landing Prize

Posted by iBlog on September 14, 2007

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – Web search leader Google Inc. will sponsor a $30 million competition for an unmanned lunar landing, following up on the $10 million Ansari X Prize that spurred a private sector race to space.

Like the Ansari X Prize, which was claimed in 2004 by aircraft designer Burt Rutan and financier Paul Allen for a pair of flights by SpaceShipOne, the Google Lunar X Prize is open to private industry and non-government entities worldwide, organizers said before an official announcement on Thursday.

Read the full article in Reuters

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One Response to “Google Sponsors Moon Landing Prize”

  1. Very interesting topic!

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