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Posts Tagged: Beresheet spacecraft

August 6, 2019 11:13 am

Beresheet May Have Unleashed a Horde of Water Bears on the Moon, Report Says

CTech - When Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed on the Moon in April it may have left more than just rubble on its surface. The spacecraft...

May 15, 2019 3:12 pm

NASA Publishes Photos of Beresheet Lunar Crash Site

NASA has found and photographed the site on the moon where Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft crash-landed in April. 🛰️ \ \ \ 🌑 New image! 📸 Our @NASAMoon orbiter captured this visual...

May 6, 2019 12:40 pm

Israel Doubles Down on Beresheet 2.0

CTech - Israel is doubling its support for the next Beresheet project, pledging NIS 20 million for the cause, the Israeli Minister of Science, Technology,...

April 15, 2019 8:45 am

The Challenge for Beresheet 2.0: Landing on the Moon and Sticking to the Budget

CTech - On Sunday, SpaceIL president and main investor Morris Kahn held a first meeting for the Beresheet II project, which aims for a second...

April 13, 2019 2:24 pm

Israel Plans New Moonshot After Maiden Mission Fails

The aerospace company behind Israel's failed first moonshot said on Saturday it would pursue a second mission with funds raised from private donors and the...

April 11, 2019 4:39 pm

Israel’s Beresheet Spacecraft Crashes into the Moon During Landing Attempt

Israel’s inaugural Beresheet spacecraft failed to land safely on the Moon on Thursday night, after mission controllers lost contact with the vehicle during the landing procedure. The...

April 11, 2019 10:06 am

Israel Gears Up for Moon Landing, to be Broadcast Live From SpaceIL Control Room - The Israeli spacecraft “Beresheet” prepared to make history on Thursday night, making Israel the fourth country on the planet to have landed a spacecraft...

April 11, 2019 9:49 am

Beresheet to Land on Moon Tonight

CTech - Israeli spacecraft Beresheet is gearing up for the end of its voyage. After traveling 6.5 million kilometers in space and orbiting both the...

April 4, 2019 11:09 am

Israeli Spacecraft Beresheet to Perform Lunar Capture Thursday

CTech - Israeli spacecraft Beresheet is gearing up to enter the moon’s orbit by performing lunar capture on Thursday, 5:15 pm Israel time. Unlike previous...

April 1, 2019 10:38 am

Israeli Spacecraft Beresheet Passes Earth One Last Time Before Lunar Capture

CTech - Israeli spacecraft Beresheet has passed close to earth — only 1,700 kilometers away — for the last time on Sunday, SpaceIL, the Israeli...

March 24, 2019 3:06 pm

Moon-Bound Israeli Spacecraft Photographs Jewish State From 131,000 Kilometers Away

Israel's Beresheet spacecraft has sent back new photographs from its ongoing voyage to the moon, including one of the Earth from a distance of 131,000...

March 5, 2019 10:24 am

37,600 Kilometers from Earth, Israeli Spacecraft Beresheet Takes a Selfie

CTech - Israeli spacecraft Beresheet just posted a selfie, 37,600 kilometers away from earth. The 600 kilogram vehicle hitched a ride on the back of...

February 25, 2019 2:29 pm

Israel’s Beresheet Spacecraft Advances on Its Lunar Journey

CTech - SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) successfully completed Israeli spacecraft Beresheet’s first maneuver in orbit, taking into account the limitations previously identified with...

February 21, 2019 3:06 pm

Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Wishes Israel’s Space IL ‘Good Luck’ Ahead of ‘Beresheet’ Moon Launch

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin wished the Israeli non-profit organization SpaceIL well on Thursday ahead of the launch of its unmanned robotic explorer, named "Beresheet,"...


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Path to Israeli Unity Government May Be Opening, With Gantz Indicating a Wi...

Despite the current impasse in the Israeli coalition talks, signs emerged on Wednesday that a path to a unity government...

Middle East

‘Entry of Radical Islamist Forces Into Northern Syria is Disturbing,’ E... - Israel has been closely monitoring Turkey’s brutal offensive against the Kurds in northeast Syria in recent days. Israeli Prime...

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