The probe took pictures on the moon, where the crashed Israeli spacecraft

Зонд сделал фото на Луне, где разбился израильский космический аппарат

Space probe NASA Lunar Reconnaisance Orbiter (LRO) has made yet another photo from the surface of the moon. He found and photographed the place where previously fell and broke the Israeli Beresheet Rover. He crashed while landing 11 of April of this year.

This is stated on the website of the mission, a camera was made 11 days after an unsuccessful landing.

In the picture you can see the bright area in the center of which is noticeably dark spot, which is probably formed during the destruction of the apparatus.

What is known about the mission of Beresheet. The device launched on February 22 with the help of the Falcon 9 rocket. Israel planned to become the fourth country where you will be able to carry out the landing of a spacecraft on the moon. But this did not happen. The probe’s engine failed and he crashed on the surface of the satellite.

Зонд сделал фото на Луне, где разбился израильский космический аппарат

A place where crashed Beresheet

Beresheet was supposed to be the smallest and lightest machine in history, which landed on the moon. There he had to stay in for 2 days. After that the electronics would fail due to overheating. During this short period the device was to conduct a series of measurements of the magnetic field of the moon.

While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that they will not stop the lunar program. So soon to take place one more shot.

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