SpaceX rocket carrying moon-bound Israeli spacecraft lifts off

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AFP
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Fri, 2019-02-22 05:01

WASHINGTON: A SpaceX rocket took off from Florida’s Cape
Canaveral on Thursday night carrying Israel’s Beresheet
spacecraft, which aims to make history twice: as the first
private-sector landing on the Moon, and the first from the Jewish
state.
The start of the flight went smoothly, with the first stage entry
burn completed uneventfully less than three minutes after
lift-off.
The moon landing is scheduled for seven weeks’ time, on April
11.

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SpaceX rocket carrying moon-bound Israeli spacecraft lifts off