Non-profit organization aiming to land the first Israeli spacecraft on the Moon.
Service - Beresheet
- Cargo Transportation & Landers
- Transport Service (LEO-Moon)
Commercial Lunar Lander
- 3) Development
- First launch
- Israel Aerospace Industries
First attempt to land on the Moon failed in 2019, but Beresheet 2 is now being built for second attempt. Future mission will land on Mars.
Raised $70 million for its second mission in 2024. SpaceIL estimates the total cost of the mission at $100 million. Beresheet2 mission plans to break several records, including a double landing on the Moon in a single mission by two of very small spacecrafts, weighing 120 kilograms each. One of the two spacecraft aims to land on the dark side of the Moon. The mothership is meant to remain in space for five years and serve as a platform for scientific activities.