With just more than 2 1/2 half years remaining for teams in the Google Lunar X-Prize (GLXP) contest to successfully land on the Moon and claim up to $30 million in prizes, organizers say a group of leading contenders is starting to emerge. To win the prize, a privately funded team must land a robot on the Moon’s surface, which will then explore over a distance of at least 500 meters and transmit high-definition video and images back to Earth. Extra money will be awarded to a team that ...

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