MarkWhittington writes: "The Google Lunar X Prize is a private sector contest sponsored by the X Prize Foundation and funded by the Google Corporation with very little NASA involvement with a prize going to the first private sector team to land a small rover on the Moon. When and if the Google Lunar X Prize competition is won the people of Earth will be able to see high definition video in real time of the surface of the Moon."
That's the thing about people who think they hate computers. What they
really hate is lousy programmers.
- Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle in "Oath of Fealty"