Beresheet

SpaceIL founders.
SpaceIL receives $1m. grant to land Beresheet 2 on the moon

Beresheet 1 made Israel the seventh country in the world to reach the moon’s orbit, but failed to land.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
15/01/2020
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."

People in Dallas participate in iCenter's SpaceIL escape room experience
Can you find the launch code, send SpaceIL’s spacecraft back to the moon?

“The escape room taps into that excitement and builds on that special moment to create a really unique Israel experience.”

Mission Specialist Sandra Magnus (L) and Mission Specialist Rex Waldheim of the Space Shuttle Atlant
Exclusive: Two iconic American astronauts talk Earth, Mars and outer space

Maariv reporter Stav Namer shares her exclusive interviews with Garrett Erin Reisman and Sandra Hall Magnus with The Jerusalem Post.

Investments: Is it better to be lucky or good?

Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it. – Hunter S. Thompson

By AARON KATSMAN
08/08/2019
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
Life-size LEGO replica of Beresheet to be unveiled in Tel Aviv

The structure was replicated to scale to match the actual size of the lunar lander that SpaceIL launched into space earlier this year.

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
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