Beresheet now in final orbit prior to landing attempt


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The new colonial movement: The privately-built Israeli lunar probe Beresheet has completed its last orbital maneuver before attempting a landing on the Moon tomorrow.

The elliptical orbit now has a low point of 9 to 10 miles above the lunar surface.

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  • mpthompson

    This has to be very exciting for everyone involved with making Beresheet happen. I wish them the best of luck on a successful landing.

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