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LANDING OF SPACEIL’S BERESHEET LUNAR LANDER, Apr 11, 2019, livestream begins 2:45 pm ET

UPDATE, APRIL 11:  SpaceIL will livestream the landing on YouTube beginning at 2:45 pm EDT.  The “landing process” begins at 3:05 pm EDT.  [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMdUcchBYRA&feature=youtu.be]

 

 

SpaceIL of Israel plans to land its robotic spacecraft, Beresheet, on the Moon on April 11, 2019.  It entered orbit on April 4.

SpaceIL is a non-profit organization so this will be the first non-government spacecraft to land on the Moon or any other celestial body.

It will land at Mare Serenitatis.

Update, April 8, 6:15 pm ET:  The SpaceIL website now has a countdown clock showing the time to landing, which puts it at about 4:00 pm ET April 11.

The organization tweeted on April 8 that it will be livestreamed on YouTube and Facebook and the links will be provided later.

Details

Date:
April 11
Time:
11:00 am - 11:00 pm