The competitors for the Lunar X Prize have had three years to build their own rover and land it on the moon. Will these make it to the moon? 

The teams are competing for the prize $20 million by Google. From students to scientists and multiple continents. 

Fred Bourgeois, from the open source Team Frednet:

What we're doing is a proof of concept: that this can be done, and for less than the government would pay for the same kind of mission.







Rovers rev up for Google's moonshot jackpot [New Scientist]