"One of the main requirements is to have as little government involvement in the project as possible."Someone pinch me.
There are 13 teams currently going after the prize, but they expect the number to grow to 25. Would you rather have 25 companies trying to get there or one government?
Great news. In the coming years, expect outrageous statistics about how much more cheaply, efficiently, and just downright better the private sector can put a vehicle on the moon compared to the public sector.