PITTSBURGH (AP) – A western Pennsylvania company has exited Google’s $20 million moon landing competition.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that the space delivery company Astrobotic didn’t secure a launch contract for 2017, a requirement for Google’s Lunar XPrize.

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Astrobotic says its technology and customers won’t be ready in time. The company is eyeing a 2019 moon landing.

Commercial operations are vying to become the first to land on the moon, travel 500 meters and send high-definition video and images back to Earth.

Astrobotic was the only team to win all three milestone prizes for landing, mobility and imaging.

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Five teams have launch contracts secured for 2017, but Astrobotic’s CEO John Thornton says he doesn’t believe any of those teams will fly next year.

Google didn’t respond to a request for comment.

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