The Little Spaceship that Could

A computer simulation shows the route that the Beresheet spacecraft will take the moon, with a series of larger ellipses around the Earth until it reaches an orbit around the moon. (courtesy SpaceIL)
Beresheet performs its final maneuver  (courtesy SpaceIL)

Remember the Israeli spacecraft that launched from Cape Canaveral FL on February 22, headed to the moon? Well, the little spaceship that could is on track for a lunar landing on April 11! Not only will it be the first Israeli craft to reach the moon, but it will make history as the first private-sector landing on the moon as well.

Stay tuned as we witness history. Meanwhile, to read more about the journey, click here.

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