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Beresheet human error “led to the failure of the nearly $100 million lunar mission”

GEEK WIRE Beresheet bummer: Investigation of Israeli lunar lander’s crash points to human factor by Alan Boyle April 17, 2019 A manually entered command apparently set off a chain reaction of events that led to last week’s crash of an … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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“A tiny robotic spacecraft from Israel just inserted itself into orbit around the Moon in a critical maneuver that sets the vehicle up for a landing on the lunar surface next week”

SPACE.COM Pioneering Israeli Lunar Lander Arrives in Orbit Around the Moon by Mike Wall April 4, 2019 Israel just became the seventh nation to orbit the moon. After slowly spiraling away from Earth for the past six weeks, an Israeli … Continue reading

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