Beresheet 2.0 is coming

SPACE.COM
Israel Will Build Another Moon Lander
by Mike Wall
April 13, 2019

Israel will keep shooting for the moon. The team behind the nation’s Beresheet probe, which crashed during its historic lunar-landing attempt Thursday (April 11), will take another crack at Earth’s nearest neighbor. “We’re going to actually build a new halalit — a new spacecraft,” billionaire businessman and philanthropist Morris Kahn said in a video statement posted on Twitter by the nonprofit group SpaceIL. “We’re going to put it on the moon, and we’re going to complete the mission.” The work on Beresheet 2.0 will begin immediately, he added: the team is meeting this weekend to start planning the new project. READ MORE

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