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One of the last photos transmitted by Beresheet, the first private mission to attempt a moon landing. The spacecraft was designed and built by the Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL.

Israel’s first mission to the moon fails at the last minute, crashes into the lunar surface

Beresheet, a privately funded $100 million effort to land a dishwasher-size probe on the moon, failed in its landing attempt on Thursday.
The surface of the moon from 342 miles (550 kilometers) away. Beresheet, the first private lunar spacecraft, took this photo from lunar orbit on April 8, 2019.

Israeli scientists tried to pull off the first private moon landing, but the robotic probe failed and crashed into the lunar surface

SpaceIL, an Israeli nonprofit, launched its Beresheet robot on a SpaceX rocket in February. However, the probe failed to soft-land on the lunar surface.
From left to right: Charlie Duke (Apollo 16), Buzz Aldrin (Apollo 11), Walter Cunningham (Apollo 7), Al Worden (Apollo 15), Rusty Schweickart (Apollo 9), Harrison Schmitt (Apollo 17), Michael Collins (Apollo 11) and Fred Haise (Apollo 13).

8 of the surviving Apollo astronauts got together for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, and Buzz Aldrin’s outfit stole the show

Eight of the surviving Apollo astronauts got together to celebrate the 50th moon landing anniversary at an event in New York City.
A photo of China's Chang'e 4 lander, which landed on the moon's far side on January 3, 2019. The mission's rover took this picture.

Amazing NASA satellite photos show China’s new lunar lander and rover on the far side of the moon

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter photographed China's Chang'e 4 lander and rover on the moon's far side (not "dark side").
A photo of the sprouts that China grew in a lattice-like structure inside a canister on the moon.

China says it has grown the first plants on the moon on its historic mission to the far side

China's historic mission to the far side of the moon may have produced another first: Seeds sprouted there for the first time, scientists say.
China's Chang'e 4 lunar lander took this panorama from the surface of the moon's far side on January 11, 2019. The mission's Yutu-2 rover is seen in the background (bottom-left).

China releases detailed 360-degree photo from the first mission to land on the far side of the moon

The China National Space Administration has released a high-resolution wraparound image of the moon's far side taken by the Chang'e 4 spacecraft.
The Yutu or "Jade Rabbit" rover, part of China's Chang'e-3 mission, moving around the lunar surface.

China’s rover and lander on the moon’s far side are taking a ‘nap’ to survive brutal surface temperatures

China just landed its Chang'e 4 rover and lander on the far side of the moon, but they are taking a nap to wait out brutal conditions.
China landing its Chang'e 4 spacecraft on the far side of the moon is an early phase of an ambitious program of space exploration.

‘This is more than just a landing’: Why China’s mission on the far side of the moon should be a wake-up call for the world

China landing a car-sized lunar spacecraft, called Chang'e 4, on the far side of the moon is a triumph. It's also a technological shot across the bow.
China landed its Chang'e-4 lunar mission inside an ancient crater located on the far side of the moon.

A scientist at NASA has figured out exactly where China landed its historic lunar mission on the moon’s far side

China successfully landed its Chang'e 4 rover and lander on the moon's far side near its South Pole. This graphic highlights the precise location.
China's Yutu 2 rover moving across the far side of the moon.

Photos show Chinese lunar rover making tracks on the far side of the moon as it starts its historic exploration mission

New images show Yutu-2, China's lunar rover, rolling across a lunar landscape. China is the first nation to land a craft on the far side.