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Private company takes on "Lunar X Challenge"


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Google put up 20 million to the first group who can reach the moon with a probe and broadcast hi def pictures back to earth. There is also a requirement that the probe be able to move 500 meters on the surfice of the moon on it's own as it's broadcasting...

"A private company by the name of Odyssey Moon has become the first team to complete registration for Google's Lunar X Challenge. They will likely be competing with several heavyweights in the field, as Carnegie Mellon University, along with many others, has already expressed an interest in the competition."

http://science.slashdot.org/science/07/12/07/0628211.shtml

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