A piece of metal the size of a washing machine is currently orbiting the Moon. It’s been there since April 4, after leaving Earth on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in February, and it’s about to make history.
On Thursday April 11 at 21:00 BST, Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft is all set to touch down on the Moon’s Mare Serenitatis. If successful, it will become the first privately funded probe sent to the Moon.
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