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Apr 19, 2019, 3:03 AM
Into and out of earth’s shadow
My father, an aerospace engineer, wrote of the same problem that caused the Beresheet crash in a language that touched my soul
Apr 16, 2019, 6:02 PM
We must reinvent Beresheet to reach the Moon again
Beresheet, “Genesis” in Hebrew, symbolises many first—the first privately funded spacecraft to the Moon, the first Israeli ship to leave Earth orbit, the first daring attempt to land on the Moon for a relatively modest $100M budget. As the...
Apr 16, 2019, 1:59 PM
Beresheet and my African space dreams
Israel can inspire a nation that wanted to 'Bring Down the Moon' and indulged a crackpot plan to send cats to Mars
Apr 15, 2019, 7:01 PM
Exploring Space, Sustaining Earth
The Israeli space lander Beresheet crashed last week, dashing the $100 million hopes for a moon landing. But the main funder announced that a group of donors will try to build a second spacecraft. This makes it among the...
Apr 15, 2019, 6:54 PM
Beresheet, Passover and the Space Between Us
“We started something and we need to finish it. We’ll put our flag on the moon,” said SpaceIL chairman Morris Kahn in an interview after Israel’s spacecraft Beresheet failed to land on the moon and become the fourth country...
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Apr 14, 2019, 9:06 PM
Laughing off the Middle East news and beyond
It's good that the media give us all the information but often there is nothing we can do with it but to feel bad about it or shrug it off. But sometimes I can't help seeing the humor in...
Sivan Rahav Meir
Apr 14, 2019, 11:01 AM
The Beresheet Spacecraft Crashed. What Next?
It was a small step for Israel, on the way to a bigger step. This Thursday at the live broadcast studio, when it became clear that the spacecraft would not land as planned, IAI engineer Lee Morton, who was...
Apr 14, 2019, 8:44 AM
Five Life Lessons from Reactions to Beresheet
I was uplifted by the positive reactions to Beresheet’s, Israel’s privately funded spacecraft, crash landing on the moon. I reflected that the reactions to this “failure” contained wonderful insights into how to respond to personal life failures. Watching from...
Tzippy Cohen Perlstein
Apr 13, 2019, 8:31 AM
eMOONah – אמונה
I'm proud of my little country with big dreams! While news outlets were quick to report the crash; 'Israel's Beresheet Spacecraft Crashes Into Moon During Landing Attempt', they forgot to insert a very important word. 'Israel's Beresheet Spacecraft Crashes...
Apr 12, 2019, 8:08 AM
Forget politics today. Forget the politicians forever ! Today is a great day in Israel’s history. Our spacecraft “Beresheet” made a landing on the moon at 10:30 p.m. Regrettably it was not the landing we anticipated. Sadly, "Beresheet" had...