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Where Israel's doomed lunar lander crashed into the moon: NASA image captured from orbit reveals the site of impact 'halo' left behind by Beresheet
A month after Israeli non-profit SpaceIL crashed its lunar lander into the surface of the moon, NASA says it thinks it’s spotted the site of impact.Israel attempted to become the first country to land a private spacecraft on the moon on April 11. But, things quickly unraveled shortly after the Beresheet lander began its descent.Mission control was forced to reset the main engine when it was around a dozen miles from the surface but ultimately failed to get it all working again; unable to slow itself down, Beresheet plummeted and broke apart.
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Where Israel's doomed lunar lander crashed into the moon: NASA image captured from orbit reveals the site of impact 'halo' left behind by Beresheet
A month after Israeli non-profit SpaceIL crashed its lunar lander into the surface of the moon, NASA says it thinks it’s spotted the site of impact.Israel attempted to become the first country to land a private spacecraft on the moon on April 11. But, things quickly unraveled shortly after the Beresheet lander began its descent.Mission control was forced to reset the main engine when it was around a dozen miles from the surface but ultimately failed to get it all working again; unable to slow itself down, Beresheet plummeted and broke apart.
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