Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (second from left) and members of the SpaceIL team look at a model of a spacecraft during a meeting in Jerusalem in October 2015. Photo: Reuters

Israel to launch first private mission to the moon this week

  • The probe ‘Beresheet’ will be propelled by a SpaceX Falcon rocket launched from Florida and spend several months travelling to the moon
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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (second from left) and members of the SpaceIL team look at a model of a spacecraft during a meeting in Jerusalem in October 2015. Photo: Reuters
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