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NASA found the Beresheet moon lander's crash site via its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. The agency posted images of the area on Wednesday.
Beresheet, a privately funded $100 million effort to land a dishwasher-size probe on the moon, failed in its landing attempt on Thursday.
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.
SpaceX rocketed a small Israeli robot called Beresheet toward the moon on February 21. Ahead of a lunar-landing attempt, it took a selfie photo.
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket booster survived a ‘spicy’ landing at sea after launching the first private moon mission
After Falcon 9 landed, Elon Musk tweeted: "Highest reentry heating to date. Burning metal sparks from base heat shield visible in landing video."
SpaceX just launched an Israeli mission toward the moon. If successful, it would be the world’s first private lunar landing.
SpaceIL, an Israeli nonprofit, has launched a 1,300-lb lunar lander called Beresheet on a SpaceX rocket. Its journey to the moon will take two months.
SpaceX just rocketed the first private mission to the moon — an Israeli lunar lander. Here’s how to watch the launch.
SpaceIL, an Israeli nonprofit, bought space for its 1,300-pound Beresheet moon lander on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Its launch is scheduled for Thursday.
SpaceIL, a nonprofit company and former Google Lunar XPRIZE competitor, is closing in on a launch of its 1,300-lb lunar lander called "Sparrow." The group hopes to launch its robot atop one of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets in December, then drop the probe to the lunar surface in February 2019.