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All You Need to Know About the Google Lunar Xprize | GLXP
event September 1, 2023 access_time 1 min read

The Google Lunar XPRIZE Competition popularly known as GLXP $30 million Winning Prize, Awarded to First Team who successfully landed a rover on the moon’s surface, Traveled 500 meters on the Moon, and Transmitted HD Video and Images to Earth.

So basically Google Lunar X PRIZE (GLXP) Competition Organized By The X PRIZE Foundation and sponsored by Google Inc.

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The $30M Google Lunar XPRIZE (GLXP)is an unprecedented competition to challenge and inspire engineers, entrepreneurs, and innovators from around the world to develop low-cost methods of robotic space exploration.


GLXP $30 Million of THE MOON SHOT

Amount of Contest Announced by X PRIZE

PrizeDetailsPrize Amount
GRAND PRIZEThe first team that completes this mission\$20 million
SECOND PLACEThe second team to complete the mission\$5 million
BONUS PRIZESUS\$4 million in technical bonuses, US\$1 million diversity award\$5 million

What Team have to Do to Win the Google Lunar XPRIZE (GLXP)?

to be First to win the google lunar XPRIZE

Some Criteria of GLXP (Google Lunar X Prize)

  • A team must land its craft on the surface of the Moon.
  • After landing Rover must travel a distance of at least 500 meters on, or above the surface of the Moon.
  • Taking Moonshot must transmit two “Mooncasts” from the surface of the Moon to Earth
  • To win either of these prizes, teams must prove that 90% of their mission costs were funded by private sources i.e. Govt. is not allowed to fund more than 10%.
  • The team has to launch until the end of 2017.

Timeline of The Google Lunar XPRIZE (GLXP)

The Google Lunar X PRIZE Timeline

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