Aiming for the moon ... again


January 28, 2022

The Israeli Bereshit module.

(Israel21c via JNS) - I expected the office of SpaceIL-the company that created "Beresheet," the first-ever private spacecraft to attempt a moon landing, in 2019-to be in an industrial zone, filled with highly classified, space-age robotics. Instead, it's in an ordinary office building, next to companies geared to earthly pursuits like home decorating and teeth whitening. The only hint of the company's higher aims is in the office's modest conference room, where there is a scale replica of the four-legged "Beresheet" craft.

Next to the model, Kfir Damari, co-founder and deputy CEO of Space...

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