SpaceIL Releases Initial Findings Behind Failed Lunar Landing

By Prophecy in the News - April 19, 2019 at 10:13AM

The Genesis spacecraft crashed due to a sensor failure that created a cascading effect leading to the main engine shutdown minutes before touchdown. An initial investigation into last week’s failed landing of the Israeli lunar module Beresheet (or, “Genesis”) has found that a technical malfunction led to the main engine’s shutdown during the critical last [...] The post SpaceIL Releases Initial Findings Behind Failed Lunar Landing appeared first on Prophecy in the News.

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