Search Results for: Beresheet
SpaceIL Receives XPrize’s $1 Million Moonshot Award For Beresheet Lunar Mission
The team was awarded the prize at the 2019 Visioneering Summit in Los Angeles hosted by XPrize.
October 07, 2019
Texas Aerospace Firm Firefly To Use SpaceIL’s Beresheet Lander Tech For NASA Moon Missions
Firefly is set to build a new lunar lander based on the Israeli spacecraft's blueprints as part of a NASA program to deliver science payloads to the moon.
July 11, 2019
Doubling Down: SpaceIL To Build Beresheet 2 Spacecraft, Launch Fresh Moon Mission
In a true testament to Israeli resilience and determination, SpaceIL says it will complete its mission.
April 14, 2019
SpaceIL Abandons 2nd Moon Mission, To Seek ‘Significant Objective’ For Beresheet 2
The non-profit behind Israel's journey to the moon says embarking on a similar journey would not be setting the bar high enough.
June 26, 2019
So Close: NASA Thanks Israel For ‘Inspiring’ Moon Mission As Beresheet Crashes Upon Landing
Israel looks forward to the next space ventures, engineers will study Beresheet mission.
April 12, 2019
Here’s How To Watch Israel’s Beresheet Spacecraft Land On The Moon
Watch parties and live streams await as Israel gears up to become the 4th country to complete a lunar landing.
April 11, 2019
Inside Israel’s Beresheet Spacecraft – A Great Technological Achievement
Beresheet is remarkable because almost everything about the unmanned spacecraft goes against convention.
February 21, 2019
Lifesize Lego Replica of SpaceIL’s Beresheet Lander To Open Lego Space Park
A lifesize Lego structure of SpaceIL’s Beresheet lunar spacecraft, created by Israeli artist Yuval Dvorin, will be unveiled by Morris Kahn, philanthropist and SpaceIL president, at the launch of the month-long Lego Space Park opening Thursday at the Tel Aviv Convention Center, The Jerusalem Post reported. The structure is a replica of the SpaceIL lunar […]
July 25, 2019
Israel To Allocate $5.5M To SpaceIL For Beresheet 2 Spacecraft
The Ministry of Science and Technology is providing additional funds for Israel's second attempt to land a spacecraft on the moon.
May 06, 2019
Israel’s Beresheet Spacecraft Just 2 Days Away From Moon Landing
The spacecraft will perform its final maneuver in 24 hours as it prepares to land on the moon on Thursday.
April 09, 2019
Beresheet Spacecraft Successfully Completes Another Maneuver To Join Moon’s Orbit
At 9:00 AM Israel Time yesterday (2:00 AM ET), Beresheet, the Israeli spacecraft that is making its way to the moon, successfully completed another maneuver to make final adjustments before leaving Earth’s orbit and joining the moon’s orbit. In the maneuver, SpaceIL and IAI engineering teams started and ran the spacecraft’s engines for 72 seconds. […]
April 02, 2019
Israel’s SpaceIL Gets $70M Boost To Launch 2nd Moon Mission In 2024
The Beresheet 2 mission hopes to land 2 spacecraft on the moon, with backing from prominent investors and philanthropists.
July 11, 2021
SpaceIL Gets $1 Million Grant From Blavatnik Foundation For New Spacecraft, 2nd Moon Mission
The foundation said the grant would support SpaceIL's Beresheet 2 program and advance the goal of landing an unmanned Israeli spacecraft on the lunar surface.
January 15, 2020
Over A Year After Crash, Israel Gears Up To Send 3 Spacecraft To Moon
SpaceIL, IAI and its partners plan to put one orbiter and two landers on the lunar surface in 2024 in a follow-up space mission.
December 14, 2020
Moon-Bound Israeli Spacecraft Snaps Stunning Photos And Videos From Journey
Israel's lunar lander Beresheet has taken a number of images and clips during its journey which it expects to complete by April 11.
March 24, 2019