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The Digest: The First Privately-Funded Unmanned Spacecraft Might Land on the Moon in February

Futurism Wednesday, 11 July 2018
The Digest: The First Privately-Funded Unmanned Spacecraft Might Land on the Moon in FebruaryAN OFF-WORLD FIRST. Only three nations have ever landed on the Moon — the U.S., China, and Russia. But a fourth is just about ready to join the list: Israel. Since it was founded in 2011, Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL has had one goal: land an unmanned spacecraft on the Moon. During a press conference on Tuesday, SpaceIL […]

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News video: Israel Could Become 4th Country to Land on Moon with December Launch

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Israel Aerospace Industries and nonprofit SpaceIL have set their sights on the moon with the smallest spacecraft to ever make the journey.

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