SpaceIL began developing Beresheet in 2012 after winning the Lunar XPrize competition.It is assumed that the lunar rover
On February 22, the Falcon 9 rocket brought Beresheet toorbit where the device will spend 2.5 months, gradually rising. Then the rover will start the engines and fly to the moon - it is planned that he will land on the Earth satellite at the end of April 2019.
We conducted our first successful maneuver at a distance of 69.4 thousand kilometers.km from the ground by turning on the engines for 30 seconds.The next correction will be made on February 25.
Earlier, Chinese engineers began to develop a new generation of launch vehicles that will be used to deliver cargo weighing up to 70 tons and manned flights to the moon into orbit.