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'Part-Time Scientists' Compete to Put a Rover on Moon

Sixteen teams from around the world have set their sights on the moon... and the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE.  The challenge - issued in 2007 - is to land a privately-funded rover on the lunar surface, travel 500 meters, and transmit back high definition video and images - all at a fraction of what a typical NASA mission costs. The German team calls themselves the "Part Time Scientists." With an adjustable solar panel, three cameras and four sturdy tires, the 'Part...

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