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NASA guidelines to protect moon sites

Google’s Lunar X Prize is to recognise guidelines from NASA aimed at protecting historic lunar sites. The X Prize is a Google sponsored competition in…

10 Technology Prizes That Propelled Us Forward

Sometimes, people just need a little added incentive. Here are 10 technology-related prizes that helped move us forward. 1. Orteig Prize In 1919, French-born, New York City hotelier Raymond Orteig offered a $25,000 prize to the first pilot who made a solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. For years, pilots gave it a shot and many [...]