Moon missions are expensive. Having said that any space mission will be expensive. The Astrobiotic Technology is working to win the 25 Million Google Lunar X Prize. Its prototype, they say, will be able to roam the moon in 2011 and is solar powered. Its got two drives, each pulling a chain moving the vehicles four wheels. The only thing left to do is to get it there in one piece. As for operability, expect this baby to work throughout the day without running out of juice!

Via BB Gadgets