"If they hit their milestones, we have a shot at 2024," Steve Jurczyk, NASA's acting administrator, said during the announcement.
The webcast view was obscured by fog, making it difficult to see the vehicle's landing. Debris from the spacecraft was found scattered five miles (eight km) away from its landing site.
The announcement was eagerly welcomed as Israel has introduced and integrated more electric vehicles into the market and onto the roads.
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Several thousand EV’s can be seen on Israeli roads. Experts predict that they will equal the number of gasoline-powered cars by the end of the decade.
The American electric car maker said customers can now custom order its Model S, Model X and Model 3, with deliveries starting at the end of the first quarter.
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The problem is the reality of harsh weather conditions, as that is when people rely on their cars the most.