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About the Google Lunar X PRIZE

The Google Lunar X PRIZE is a $30 million international competition to safely land a robot on the surface of the Moon, travel 500 meters over the lunar surface, and send images and data back to the Earth. Teams must be at least 90% privately funded and must be registered to compete by December 31, 2010. The first team to land on the Moon and complete the mission objectives will be awarded $20 million; the full first prize is available until December 31, 2012. After that date, the first prize will drop to $15 million. The second team to do so will be awarded $5 million. Another $5 million will awarded in bonus prizes. The final deadline for winning the prize is December 31, 2014.

Introductory Video
Rules & Guidelines
The Teams

Moon 2.0 is here. This video gives a brief overview of what inspired the prize, what teams have to do to win, and why the Google Lunar X PRIZE is important to humanity.

Interested in exactly what it takes to win? Find out in the official rules and guidelines.

Who are the competitors in the Google Lunar X PRIZE? Get to know them by following their blogs, or participating in forum discussions.
Preferred Partners

A public space to discuss all aspects of the Google Lunar X PRIZE.

Nothing great is accomplished alone. Find out who is offering assistance to the teams, from launch services to communications providers.

See what some of our supporters have to say about the Google Lunar X PRIZE.