Fast Money is headed to Silicon Valley on Friday to take a look at why that corner of California has become a "Cradle of Innovation." But we couldn’t wait another day to tell you about this tidbit. Some high tech titans are sending their cash to the cosmos!
CNBC’s Jane Wells has the story. Following are excerpts from her report.
You could probably stack the money going into private space travel from here to the moon. The latest cash infusion comes from Google, which is launching a private race with a $30 million Lunar X Prize. Essentially, it’s a reward that goes to the first team who can land a robotic rover on the moon by 2012.