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Israel's "Beresheet" lunar lander crashes at Mare Serenitatis on the surface of the Moon. The crash resulted from a failure in the lander's main engine, resulting in the total loss of the spacecraft.

The failure of the landing highlighted the risks of a fast and cheap approach to space exploration.

  1. The New York Times
Moon Landing by Israel’s Beresheet Spacecraft Appears to End in Crash

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