20 stories about Beresheet
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Beresheet 2 lunar mission loses chief donors due to economic and social situation in Israel

The group of donors that invested $45 million in the Beresheet 2 mission announced that they will stop further funding. They will continue to support the educational activities of the SpaceIL organization
רות פרסול

SpaceIL and Parasol Foundation launch NIS 1.5M program to boost women in space industry

25.01.22|Yafit Ovadia
The Parasol Foundation Women in SpaceIL program will provide scholarships to female engineering students, graduates and allow them to take part in construction of next lunar spacecraft
שמעון שריד שרה אל אמירי ו מוריס קאהן

Making peace in space: UAE will join Israel’s next Moon mission

20.10.21|Yafit Ovadia
The next Israeli spacecraft will feature the flags of both the United Arab Emirates and Israel, and the countries will also use data from an Israeli-French satellite that monitors climate change to issue a call for proposals to better the environment
Yariv Bash Flytrex

“I just love to create stuff. You can be a painter, you can be a poet, but you can also be an engineer or a software developer."

Yariv Bash, co-founder and CEO of Flytrex and founder of SpaceIL, has joined Michael Matias to discuss all things fight and flight.
שלומי סודרי

Taking Israeli Chutzpah to the Moon: Its next lunar mission aims to land not one, but two vessels

18.12.20|Yafit Ovadia
“Failure isn’t an option,” says Shlomi Sudri, General-Manager of the Space Division at Israel Aerospace Industries about plans for Israel’s next lunar mission and how this time will be completely different
כדור הארץ חלל

The new commercial space race has countries soaring into the unknown

13.12.20|Yafit Ovadia
Countries today aren’t competing over who will make it first to the Moon, but many are looking to mark new firsts of their own
ענבל קרייס

“We learned to dare to dream,” says Israel’s top female space scientist

06.12.20|Yafit Ovadia
Ahead of the launch of Israel’s next astronaut, Inbal Kreiss discusses what comes next, why it’s important to dream, and how women can do anything they set their minds to
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Shimon Sarid | SpaceIL, CEO

SpaceIL, the Israeli nonprofit organization behind the unmanned spacecraft Beresheet, has appointed Shimon Sarid as CEO
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Billionaire Len Blavatnik Aims For the Moon With $1 Million SpaceIL Grant

15.01.20|Adi Pick
The grant is intended to support the Beresheet 2.0. spacecraft program and advance the goal of landing an unmanned Israeli spacecraft on the moon
דובון מים דובוני מים טרדיגרדה טרדיגריידים הדמיית תל ת מימד

Beresheet May Have Unleashed a Horde of Water Bears on the Moon, Report Says

The crashed Israeli spacecraft was carrying a DNA bank containing 30 million pages of information, human DNA samples, and thousands of tardigrades, microscopic creatures better known as water bears, WIRED magazine reported
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Israeli Defense Contractor IAI Partners With Space Launch Vehicle Company Firefly

As part of a NASA program, the two companies will compete against eight other projects to deliver science payloads to the moon’s surface using technologies developed for Israeli private spacecraft Beresheet
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Beresheet 2.0’s Moon Project Scrapped

26.06.19|Udi Etsion
SpaceIL, the Israeli nonprofit organization behind the spacecraft, announced it will seek out "another, significant objective" for its second venture
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Israel Doubles Down on Beresheet 2.0

06.05.19|Lilach Baumer
Beresheet crashed on its April moon landing, still making it the first privately funded spacecraft to reach lunar orbit
תמונות של הירח שצילמה החללית הישראלית בראשית

From Plutarch to Beresheet: a Short History of Lunar Exploration

19.04.19|Nitsan Saddan
An outline of the history of lunar exploration, from ancient times to this day and age, in honor of Israeli spacecraft Beresheet that crashed on the moon’s surface last week
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The Challenge for Beresheet 2.0: Landing on the Moon and Sticking to the Budget

15.04.19|Udi Etsion
On Thursday, Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed during its moon landing. Co-developer SpaceIL already announced a second spacecraft is in the works
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Israel to Shoot for the Moon, Again

14.04.19|Adi Pick
On Saturday, Beresheet developer SpaceIL tweeted a video of its president Morris Kahn announcing the establishment of Beresheet 2
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The Little Spaceship That Couldn’t

12.04.19|Lilach Baumer and Adi Pick
While Israel is still the seventh country to achieve lunar orbit, it appears a moon landing will have to wait
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Beresheet to Land on Moon Tonight

11.04.19|Lilach Baumer
The Israeli spacecraft is currently in elliptical orbit of the moon, only 15-17 kilometers above its surface at its lowest point
תמונות של הירח שצילמה החללית הישראלית בראשית

Israeli Spacecraft Beresheet Completes First Moon-Orbit Maneuver

The maneuver brought Beresheet’s furthest point from the moon from 10,400 kilometers to 750 kilometers