Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crash site spotted on moon

A NASA spacecraft in orbit around the Moon spotted the crash site of an Israeli robotic lander named Beresheet, which slammed into the lunar surface during a botched landing attempt in April. New pictures from the spacecraft show that the lander left a dark, 10-meter-long smudge across the Moon where it hit and then disintegrated. The ill-fated lander was the creation of an Israeli nonprofit called SpaceIL, which launched Beresheet on top of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in February. Before the crash, the lander was poised to make history by becoming the first spacecraft made with mostly private funding to touch down on the surface of the Moon. But during its landing attempt, someone or something inputted a command into the landerís... Continue reading…

Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crash site spotted on moon

SpaceIL, an Israeli nonprofit organization, is dedicated to landing the first Israeli spacecraft on the Moon. Beresheet was their first attempt at meeting this goal. While the spacecraft did ...

Thu 16 May 19 from Phys.org

NASA Spots Remains of Beresheet Spacecraft on the Moon

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) passed over the intended landing site on April 22, and the agency just released images of Beresheet's final resting place. The post NASA Spots Remains ...

Thu 16 May 19 from Extremetech

NASA Spots Beresheet Impact Site on Moon

On April 11, Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft crashed on the Moon after experiencing difficulties during its landing process. Eleven days later, NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter ...

Thu 16 May 19 from Geek.com

Grave of Israeli Lunar Lander Spotted by NASA Spacecraft

A sharp-eyed NASA spacecraft spotted the probable remains of an Israeli spacecraft that crash-landed on the moon last month.

Thu 16 May 19 from Livescience

Moon Crash Site Found! NASA Probe Spots Grave of Israeli Lunar Lander, Wed 15 May 19 from SPACE.com

NASA spacecraft spots doomed lunar landerís crash site on Moonís surface

A NASA spacecraft in orbit around the Moon spotted the crash site of an Israeli robotic lander named Beresheet, which slammed into the lunar surface during a botched landing attempt ...

Wed 15 May 19 from The Verge

NASA spots site of Israel's heartbreaking moon lander crash - CNET

Beresheet left a mark on the moon.

Wed 15 May 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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