Founded by an ad hoc group of part-timers, this Berlin-based GLXP team plans to open source its mission data. Team leader Robert Böhme, who was raised in the former East Germany, says the free exchange of information is ultimately more important than money.
Episode Two of Moon Shot, a documentary from Academy Award®-winning director Orlando von Einsiedel, Executive Producer J.J. Abrams, Bad Robot, Epic Digital Google and XPRIZE (http://lunar.xprize.org). 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.
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Orlando von Einsiedel
Director of Photography
Juan Ignacio Cabrera
Sound Re-Recording Mixers
Kelvin Optical, Inc.
Google Brand Marketing
Yasemin Denari Southworth
Cory Bennett Lewis
Dr. Buzz Aldrin – Astronaut, Apollo XI
Additional footage provided by:
Goddard Space Flight Center
Arizona State University
Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center
Archive Films Editorial