Discovery and the Science Channel have plans to beam back a live broadcast from the moon in 2015. The stunt will be the final episode of a series documenting the Google Lunar XPrize competition, which will see private companies battling to land an unmanned craft on the moon for a $30 million dollar prize.
Says XPrize president Robert K. Weiss, "More than half the world's population has never had the opportunity to experience a live broadcast from the moon. Partnering with Discovery Channel and Science Channel will allow us to engage the public around this milestone event, creating an ‘Apollo Moment’ for the next generation.”
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