Thursday was supposed to be the day in which Israel became the fourth country in history, landed an unmanned spacecraft on the moon.
But such was not the case. According to the news agency Reuters failed the mission, namely on Thursday evening. Bottom ’Beresheet’ (Creation, ed.) got technical problems, and therefore the landing is not carried out.
It has the israeli control center just informed Thursday evening.
the Vessel is the first of its kind, which is sent toward the Moon by a non-governmental space services. Behind the space-the project is the israeli organization SpaceIL and the israeli manufacturer Israel Aerospace Industries.
China landed in January as just the third country in the history of the world on the Moon, while the UNITED states and the former Soviet union in the past has besægt the Moon.
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A picture taken from the israeli spacecraft. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix