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Technical issues bring lunar adventurers back to earth

Rival teams from Japan and India that had hoped to land a rover on the moon have been handed a huge setback after the Google Lunar XPRIZE contest in which they were competing was shut down. Organisers cited a number of challenges, including financial and technical issues, for their surprise decision to end the competition in […]