How do the Google Lunar X PRIZE organizers feel about adding a bonus for 9-10 micron heterodyne (exoplanet ozone) lunar VLBI science pack?

Well, I for one feel like I should do some addition research on what exactly 9-10 micro heterodyne lunar VLBI science packs are! = )

On a more serious level...

I might be fine with it if someone had the funds to cover the prize purse. But my initial gut feeling is that this payload is probably best served by being a paying customer working directly with a competing team or teams.

Our bonus prizes are really aimed at enabling technologies, with the hope that once those are developed and proven, a rational and open marketplace will be available to accommodate future needs like this one, as well as those we have not yet even begun to contemplate.

Ask me about the X PRIZE Foundation's space activities, including the Google Lunar X PRIZE.

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