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Israeli spacecraft Beresheet reaches moon but landing unsuccessful -support team

Israeli spacecraft Beresheet reaches moon but landing unsuccessful -support team
An image taken by Israel spacecraft, Beresheet, upon its landing on the moon, obtained by Reuters from Space IL on April 11, 2019. Courtesy Space IL/Handout via REUTERS   -   Copyright  HANDOUT(Reuters)
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YEHUD, Israel (Reuters) – The Israeli spacecraft Beresheet reached the moon on Thursday but its planned controlled, or “soft”, landing was unsuccessful, the support team said.

The spacecraft had a number of technical problems during its final descent to the lunar surface, the team said.

(Reporting by Ari Rabinovitch; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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