Israeli private spacecraft to launch for the moon: SpeceIL president Morris Kahn said, “We are entering history and are proud to fulfill the dream shared by many countries of the world and fulfill that dream, but so far only three of them are proud It has been completed. ”
TEL AVIV, ISRAEL: Israel is launching its first moon mission this week, sending an unmanned spacecraft to collect data shared with NASA, the organizers said on Monday.
Israeli private spacecraft to launch for the moon
585 kilograms (1,290 pounds) The Burset (Genesis) spacecraft is expected to pick up a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida on approximately 0145 GMT on Friday.
First Israeli Spacecraft, To Launch Moon Mission This Week
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Technology NGO SpaceIL announced the date in a press conference. Mission control will be in Heehud near Tel Aviv.
SpeceIL Morris President Kahn said, “We are entering history and are proud to fulfill the dream shared by many countries of the world and fulfill that dream, but so far only three of them are proud It has been completed. ”
So far only Russia, America, and China have sent a spacecraft on the moon. The Chinese craft made a soft landing for the first time on January 3 by the moon.
Israeli private spacecraft to launch for the moon, First Israeli Spacecraft, Beresheet, To Launch Moon Mission This Week
NASA, who has installed the device on the origin of uploading its signals from the Moon, said that its purpose was to unmask unmanned vehicle by 2024 last week, and it was inviting private sector bids to create a US probe is.
NASA plans to dub the gateway to a small space station in the moon’s orbit by 2026.
This lunar will work as a route-station to move from the surface, but will not be crew permanently. According to a statement by IAI, Genesis will travel 6.5 million kilometers (one million miles) at a maximum speed of 10 kilometers per second (36,000 kilometers per hour).
It will take a “time capsule” that contains a Bible, children’s pictures, Israeli songs, memories of a Holocaust survivor, and blue and white Israeli flag digital files. The project of $ 100 million will help the Moon to measure the magnetic field. For more details and latest news visit www.indiatimelines.com.
It is said in the statement of the IAI that this is the least budgeted spacecraft to carry out this kind of mission. The Superpower who have managed to land the spacecraft on the moon have spent millions of dollars in government funding.
Israeli private spacecraft to launch for the moon, First Israeli Spacecraft
“Beresheet is the first spacecraft to land on the moon as a result of a private initiative rather than a government initiative.”
This project began as a potential entry for Google Lunar XPrize, which in 2010 gave a reward of $ 30 million to encourage scientists and entrepreneurs to offer relatively cheap moon missions.
The competition stopped without a winner in March 2018 but SpaceIL continued to work on the challenge.