Any way to "hack" the Google Lunar X Prize?
"I've recently become interested in the Google Lunar X Prize and started looking at the teams who are competing. While these teams are probably going to accomplish some amazing things, I suspect they're going to do it on the back of tens...
Hacker News - http://news.ycombinator.com/
(Basically, out space cadet is unreasonably certain there's got to be an easier way, without knowing either how easy nor as simple as "the scale of the problem" can be.)