The unmanned spacecraft, shaped like a pod and weighing some 585 kilogrammes (1,300 pounds) at launch, will land on the moon on February 13, 2019 if all goes according to plan, organisers SpaceIL told journalists.
As soon as the probe lands on the moon in February, it will plant the Israeli flag and start to take photos of the landing zone. The most prominent among these are Weizmann Institute of Science; Israel Space Agency; the Ministry of Science, Technology and Space; Bezeq and others.
SpaceIL president Morris Kahn expressed his excitement for the project, saying that the launch of the spacecraft is a national accomplishment that can put the country in the world's space map.
The SpaceIL non-profit organization, which has been developing an unmanned spacecraft for landing on the Moon, today announced at a press conference that it would conducting the launch in December 2018.
Yossi Weiss, the CEO of IAI, said conquering space is not just a way to prove technological prowess, but also an increasingly urgent need for a human race rapidly dilapidating its resources.
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"It's going to show the way for the rest of the world" to send a spacecraft to the moon at a reasonable cost, said Ofer Doron, head of IAI's space division.
"Meet our spacecraft: small, smart and with a lot of Israeli", twitted SpaceIL in a second update.
The endeavor began, reports i24News, when Google Lunar XPrize, wanting to encourage innovation, offered a hefty sum ($30 million) for the person or company who could come up with a relatively low-priced mission to the moon. At this point, it will ignite its engines and reduce its speed to allow the moon's gravity to capture it. It will then begin orbiting the moon, until the appropriate time to begin the landing process. It will orbit Earth in expanding ellipses and, about two months later, cross into the moon's orbit. However, the competition ended with no victor at the end of March, but the competition for the $30 million in cash prize continues, even without the cash.
On the moon, the vessel will transmit data to the control centre at IAI for two days before its systems shut down.
Nevertheless, after raising enough funds, SpaceIL determined to continue its mission. This way, they will raise interest in space among the people in Israel, and will also encourage young generations to study STEM. In recent years, SpaceIL has ignited the imagination of about 900,000 children nationwide, with the help of a broad network of volunteers.
According to Wojnarowski, however, league sources said they expect the Hawks to now trade Schroder this offseason. Faried, 28, played in 32 games (seven starts) for Denver last season, averaging 5.9 points and 4.8 rebounds.
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Its main goal is transfer of photos and videos of the area on the Ground, and the measurement of the magnetic field. Its first task will be to plant an Israeli flag on the surface and then take still pictures and video.
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This means that after six stages Dumoulin is now 1 minute 23 seconds behind current race leader Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing). After the relatively flat first nine days, the race will head south and into the Alps and then the Pyrenees Mountains.
The club's 64-word announcement was eventually made on Friday, ending with: "We wish Antonio every success in his future career". Former banker Sarri, 59, will be Chelsea's ninth full-time manager since Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003.
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