moon landing

Bright nebula gas cloud in deep outer space
British astronaut claims aliens absolutely exist

"There’s no two ways about it," she said in the interview. "There are so many billions of stars out there in the universe that there must be all sorts of different forms of life."

06/01/2020
SpaceIL co-founders Kfir Damari (L), Yonatan Weintraub (C) and Yariv Bash (R) take a selfie in front
SpaceIL heading back to space, mission to Mars on the horizon

"Despite the fact that Beresheet crashed, hundreds of kids wrote to us saying we inspired them to become engineers and scientists," co-founder Damari said. "If they can dream it, they can do it."

SEM image of Milnesium tardigradum in active state. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045682.g001
Did Beresheet's crash spill thousands of 'water bears' onto the Moon?

"For the first 24 hours we were just in shock," Spivack said. "We sort of expected that it would be successful. We knew there were risks but we didn’t think the risks were that significant."

07/08/2019
US ASTRONAUT Buzz Aldrin is pictured during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity on the Moon, July
Reconciliation, never forgiveness

During the past month, two ostensibly totally unrelated events focused attention on one of the most controversial aspects of the aftermath of the Holocaust.

The Jewish reporter who brought the moon landing into America’s homes

The charismatic television reporter covered all of NASA’s 54 manned space flights during his lifetime.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
20/07/2019
The moon from 550 kilometers away, as taken by Beresheet, April 7th, 2019
The kid in me wants another shot at the moon

"I’m old enough that I am not only feeling nostalgic about the moon landing but nostalgia for the nostalgia."

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
19/07/2019
50 years later: Beresheet aims to create Israel's own 'Apollo Effect'

"Our goal was not just to build the first Israeli spacecraft, but to also make sure that it will not be the last one," co-founder Kfir Damari told The Jerusalem Post.

18/07/2019
NASA releases photo of Israeli moonshot’s crash site
NASA releases photo of Israeli moonshot’s crash site

The image was taken some 56 miles from the surface of the moon by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
17/05/2019
Left: Beresheet impact site. Right: An image processed to highlight changes near the landing site
Beresheet crash site photos released by NASA

Space IL launched Beresheet on February 22 and after multiple maneuvers attempted to land the spacecraft on the moon, but a technical error during the landing caused the spacecraft to crash.

16/05/2019
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