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SpaceIL lunar lander mission - 2019
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post Feb 22 2019, 02:21 AM
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SpaceIL has successfully separated from the Falcon 9 upper stage. smile.gif


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post Feb 22 2019, 02:51 AM
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This LPSC abstract:

http://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2019/pdf/2290.pdf

provides more detailed information on the landing site.

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post Feb 23 2019, 05:27 PM
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On this page live.spaceil.com there is a simulation of the present position of the probe.
If I calculated well, the LOI is late on April 4 (UTC) and the landing on April 12 at 05:16:17 UTC.
Is there somewhere a more detailed timeline of the mission?
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post Feb 28 2019, 08:22 PM
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News from today, the SpaceIL has failed with the starship tracer during a maneuver to direct the ship to the lunar surface.
For more details (in Spanish) https://www.milenio.com/ciencia-y-salud/son...alla-viaje-luna


Engineers analyze the problem, but for now, the ship is still working properly and it is going to complete its second Earth's orbit.
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post Feb 28 2019, 08:58 PM
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Looks like the maneuver was redone and went fine, apoapse is now 131,000 KM: https://twitter.com/TeamSpaceIL/status/1101222662444072973
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post Mar 20 2019, 11:30 AM
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Beresheet has conducted its fourth engine firing, a 60-sec burn, which is the final one before entering lunar orbit on 4 April. Landing due 11 April.

Times of Israel 19 March 2019

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post Mar 20 2019, 03:19 PM
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Now Beresheet is reaching the fourth apogee earth orbit. The next orbit will be the final ones?


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post Mar 20 2019, 07:23 PM
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I think it will stay in this Earth orbit, its final one, until its apogee of 4th April coincides with the arrival of the Moon at that point.
It will then fire the engine again on that date and transition into its first lunar orbit.
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post Apr 2 2019, 03:42 PM
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The spaceship: Beresheet is about two days away to be inserted into the gravity of the moon. Its orbit looks in a good way to be captured by the moon on this Thursday, April 4.

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post Apr 4 2019, 12:06 AM
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This is the landing area. The 'Aharonson et al. 2019' reference is their LPSC abstract. The enlarged image, an LRO wide-angle mosaic, shows the area of the three sites. They show up as slightly darker areas of the mare surface.

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post Apr 4 2019, 04:00 PM
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The Bereshet was already captured by the Moon's gravity

The time stamp is from CDT

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post Apr 5 2019, 08:49 PM
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A couple of pics from the far side available on IL's Facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/SpaceIL

I can never get bored of pictures of the moon.
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post Apr 11 2019, 07:10 PM
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMdUcchBYRA

Some great live telemetry (though narration mostly in Hebrew)!
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post Apr 11 2019, 07:13 PM
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Any idea when/if LRO will be imaging the landing site?
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post Apr 11 2019, 07:28 PM
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Looks like the main engine failed, and they lost contact soon after. Seems like a a hard impact based on the last telemetry.

Space is hard folks....
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