Google Lunar XPRIZE announces Team Indus as Milestone Prize finalist
— Only Indian team in unprecedented USD30 million aerospace prize –
New Delhi: In what can be seen as a resounding endorsement of India’s rich promise in aerospace engineering and research, Team Indus, an aerospace start-up based out of Bangalore, has been named as one of the shortlisted teams for Milestone Prizes by Google Lunar XPRIZE, which today announced the five international teams selected as finalists for Milestone Prizes, with a total prize purse of US$ 6 million to be awarded this year.
The Google Lunar XPRIZE is an unprecedented competition to challenge and inspire engineers and entrepreneurs from around the world to develop low-cost methods of space exploration. To win the Google Lunar XPRIZE, a privately funded team must successfully land a robotic vehicle on the moon’s surface that explores at least 500 meters and transmits high-definition video and images back to Earth.Read More