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SCI-TECH NEWSWATCH: Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft has a loss of comms and fails in a Moon landing attempt

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The newly re-elected Prime Minister promises that Israel will persist.

See Jerusalem Post for details (vids are in Hebrew):


Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft fails to land safely on the moon


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was at hand to watch the landing, said that Israel will continue to try landing on the moon.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF, MARCY OSTER/JTA
April 11, 2019 22:51

A sad last minute breakdown, but such is not unprecedented. And, a robot casualty is in an utterly different ontological and ethical class from a human casualty.

There is a reason why they say something routine or simple “is not rocket science.” The will to risk and explore is a benefit to all humanity. Here’s to good onward success. END

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