The rest of the plans, identifying commercial space companies as the solution for low Earth orbit launches. However, the X-prize goes beyond that. Saturday's test is the first of three different launches that form part of the the Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge. The Challenge offers $1 million to the company that can create a low cost, high performance lunar lander to help NASA achieve its goals at a lower price. To that end, Armadillo Aerospace will be the first company to test their prototype in this round of the challenge.