Skip to comments.First private Israel lunar mission to be launched this week
Posted on 02/18/2019 7:35:09 AM PST by Olog-hai
A nonprofit Israeli consortium said Monday that it hopes to make history this week by launching the first private aircraft to land on the moon.
SpaceIL and state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries told a news conference that the landing craft dubbed Beresheet, or Genesis will take off from Florida, propelled by a SpaceX Falcon rocket on its weekslong voyage to the moon.
The launch is scheduled late Thursday in the United States, early Friday in Israel. It had been originally slated for last December. [ ]
The small craft, roughly the size of a washing machine, is equipped with instruments to measure the moons magnetic field, as well as a copy of the Bible microscopically etched on a small metal disc.
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“aircraft to land on the moon”
Brings memories of “Jews in Space” which I believe was part of Mel Brook’s “History of the World Part 1”. So now, it’s “Jews on the Moon”.
What I’d love to see is them place a backlit Star of David on the portion facing earth so that at night when the moon was new, it would appear hovering over Mecca with no means for the muzzies to blot it out. Love it, love it, love it.
AP has such brilliant reporters.
Meanwhile the surrounding arab countries have perfected the wheel.
Muslims are outraged by the Jews landing on their precious moon... ( When are they NOT outraged )
You could say it is an aircraft as long as it is in the Earths atmosphere.
But it isnt when it lands on the moon.
A science reporter should know better.
Also a lack of good editing/proofreading.
One internet to the first person to get the reference...
The only reason Arabs have the wheel is that they have the Petro dollars to buy them from abroad
congratulations to our good friends of Israel!
But for the record, only one country was first; only one country landed men on the moon (12 I believe) and returned them safely to Earth.
And did it before the end of the decade.
Now the meme is that we can’t ever do it again, as we’ve lost the recipe...
IDK to me it sounds funny.
Miami (2nd home of Jews in US)
washing machine (whose simile is this? The launchers or the reporter? If launchers, very domestic, if men, very appropriate for Jews. Did they put any laundry in by any chance so they could do two things at one time?)
Torah (first five books of bible) on a disk. Did they load anything else? Maybe a list of items for sale or trade in case any aliens come around to investigate.
Maybe they could send Ilhan Omar up there one a one-way trip.
Disclaimer: I am Jewish.
I don’t know if this is part of what you’re referring to, but supposedly the blueprints to the F1 engine that powered the booster part of the Saturn V were destroyed.
Supposedly they are gone forever.
I’d sooner buy the Brooklyn Bridge than believe that one.
I expect a HUGE uptick in the "Flat Earth" and "Moon landings faked" hoaxes and stupidity, I hope *not* on FR. Thanks Olog-hai.
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