Israeli Lander Just Days Away From Historic Lunar Touchdown

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Published on April 2, 2019 - Duration: 00:54s

Israeli Lander Just Days Away From Historic Lunar Touchdown

SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries' lander just fired its engines, altering its trajectory so it can be captured into lunar orbit.

If all goes to plan, it'll touch down next week.

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Israeli Lander Just Days Away From Historic Lunar Touchdown

One small step for Israel, one giant leap for mankind????Israel’s lunar lander is just days away from its touchdown on the moon????The unmanned Beresheet lander just fired its engines, altering its trajectory????so it can be captured into lunar orbit on April 4th????If everything goes to plan, the lander will touchdown on the moon April 11th!????When it arrives, the lander will study lunar magnetic fields and test tech for NASA????SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries teamed up for the first private lunar mission????which has previously only been accomplished by major space agencies??

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