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What is Google Lunar X Prize‬‬ ? – The New Space Race

Lunar X Prize is a competition sponsored by Google to challenge and inspire innovators to develop low cost methods of robotic space exploration. Total prize for this competition is $30 Million. Google Lunar XPRIZE (GLXP) is also referred as Moon 2.0.

The challenge is to land a robotic spacecraft on the Moon, travel 500 meters, and transmit back HD video and images back to earth.