The search giant has initiated a space competition amongst everyday Joes.

Google has teamed up with the X Prize Foundation to offer a $20 million prize to the first private organization to land a spacecraft on the moon, move it 500 meters and send video back to Earth as proof. “The first to register for the competition was Odyssey Moon Limited, which is Richard Branson’s partner in bidding for NASA contracts to carry scientific apparatus around the Earth.” Big Think

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