SpaceIL Issues Call For Proposals For Israel’s Next Moon Mission
SpaceIL asks for researchers and universities from around the world to send proposals for experiments to send on its next moon mission, slated for 2024.
September 06, 2021
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
Ramon.Space Raises $17M For Super-Computer Systems In Space
The investment in Ramon.Space was led by top investors including Grove Ventures, one of Israel's most important firms.
May 26, 2021
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
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
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
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
NASA Releases Photo Of Israeli Spacecraft’s Crash Site On Moon
The image shows what NASA believes is the spot where the Beresheet spacecraft crashed into the moon on April 11.
May 19, 2019
Genesis Prize Grants $1M To SpaceIL To Build 2nd Spacecraft
The Genesis Prize Foundation announced it will provide a $1 million grant to support Beresheet 0.2, the second Israeli spacecraft to attempt a moon landing, the organization said Thursday. The lunar landing for Beresheet (the Hebrew word for “Genesis”, did not go as planned. The spacecraft developed by Israeli non-profit SpaceIL crashed into the moon’s […]
May 12, 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
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
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
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