I was “on mission”, as some of the space agency folks like to say, yesterday so I wasn’t around to catch the Google Lunar X Prize announcements but anyway, one lunar prize competitor announced it will purchase lunar landing technology from Raytheon
And here another Google Lunar X Prize team gives details of its intentions to space.com
MSNBC’s Cosmic Log’s Alan Boyle gives an overview of everything that is happening team wise with Google Lunar X Prize
But going back to the Google Lunar prize, I doubt any team will attempt this famous early 20th century film’s approach to Moonship propulsion!
Le Voyage dans la lune (1902) is a French science fiction black and white silent film known in its English language release as “A Trip to the Moon”. It is loosely based on two popular novels of the time: From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne and The First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells. It was written and directed by Georges Méliès, with help from his brother Gaston. It is recognized as one of the first films of the science fiction genre, and for its innovative animation