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    Israeli spacecraft fails in attempt to reach moon

    Updated: 2019-04-12 03:51
    SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Indonesian Nusantara Satu communications satellite, the Beresheet lunar lander for SpaceIL, and the S5 space surveillance satellite for the Air Force Research Laboratory, blasts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Feb 21, 2019, in Cape Canaveral, Florida, the United States. [Photo/IC]

    YEHUD, Israel — An Israeli spacecraft has failed in its attempt to make history as the first privately funded lunar mission.

    The SpaceIL spacecraft lost contact with Earth late Thursday, just moments before it was to land on the moon, and scientists declared the mission a failure.

    The small robotic spacecraft, built by the non-profit SpaceIL and state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries, had hoped to match a feat that has only been achieved by the national space agencies of three countries: US, Russia and China.

    "If at first you don't succeed, try try again," said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was on hand for what organizers had hoped to be a celebration.

    AP

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