Israeli Moon Mission Ends With Spacecraft’s Crash
|04/12/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
An Israeli spacecraft lost contact with Earth moments before it was to land on the moon and crashed late Thursday, failing in an ambitious attempt to make history as the first privately funded lunar mission.
The spacecraft lost communication with ground control as it was making its final descent to the moon. Moments later, the mission was declared a failure.
“We definitely crashed on surface of moon,” said Opher Doron, general manager of the space division of Israel Aerospace Industries. He said the spacecraft was in pieces scattered at the planned landing site.
Engine shut down
Doron said that the spacecraft’s engine read more >>>