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Israeli moon probe lifts off.

Via Arutz Sheva.
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/259437
The 585-kilogram (1,290-pound) Beresheet, which means "Genesis" in Hebrew, will lift off atop a Falcon 9 rocket from the private US-based SpaceX company of flamboyant entrepreneur Elon Musk.

The Israeli craft will be placed in Earth orbit, then begin a seven-week trip under its own power to reach the Moon and touch down on April 11 in a large plain.

Other partners are Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Israel's space agency, and the country's Ministry of Science and Technology.


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