According to preliminary data from the space probe Beresheet having problems with the engine
Israeli spacecraft Beresheet Space IL while trying to make an emergency landing crashed on the moon. About it reports RBC-Ukraine with reference to the Jerusalem Post.
When approaching the space probe Beresheet to the Earth, the organization of Space IL several times and lost touch with him for the last time before boarding.
The exact cause of the accident is still unknown, according to preliminary data the device has any problems with the engine.
As notes the edition, the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, who watched the last moments of the flight, after the accident, promised all present that Israel over the next three years will ensure that his craft landed on the moon.
Organization of the launch of the space probe during the eight years he has been a non-profit organization Space IL, Beresheet was delivered to orbit by the Falcon 9 rocket.