Moon Shot

Academy Award®-nominated director Orlando von Einsiedel, Executive Producer J.J. Abrams, Bad Robot and Epic Digital have joined forces with Google and XPRIZE to create a documentary web series about the people competing for the Google Lunar XPRIZE. The Google Lunar XPRIZE is the largest prize competition of all time with a reward of $30 million and aims to incentivize entrepreneurs to create a new era of affordable access to the Moon and beyond, while inspiring the next generation of scientists, engineers, and explorers.
This character-driven, emotional, awe-inspiring series of 9 short films will follow a selection of the teams currently racing to complete their missions. It will explore the lives of their charismatic, quirky members, the sacrifices they have made to get to where they are today, and crucially, what drives them on this incredible journey.

Show Info

Streamed on: Google Play (2016 - 2016)
Schedule: Tuesdays (7 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 9 episodes

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Previous Episode

Race for the Prize

Episode 1x09; Mar 15, 2016

For nearly a decade, people around the world have been racing to The Moon as part of the Google Lunar X-PRIZE, a $30 million contest. Developing an array of new technologies for landing and exploring the lunar surface, these private teams are making

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x09: Race for the PrizeMar 15, 2016
1x08: Mexico: Moonbots Mecaliks TeamMar 15, 2016
1x07: Israel: Space ILMar 15, 2016
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