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Apophis

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PRIVATE MOON LANDING TODAY
« on: Apr 11, 2019, 17:04:58 »
A small Israeli company is poised to touchdown on the Moon today. Their robot, named "Beresheet," is scheduled to land on Mare Serenitatis (the Sea of Serenity) on April 11th around 3 pm Eastern Daylight Time.
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Re: PRIVATE MOON LANDING TODAY
« Reply #1 on: Apr 13, 2019, 07:24:50 »
Well they crashed. So they made a crater and littered the Moon.
We're all guinea pigs in the laboratory of life. Better a fluffy guinea pig than a lab rat!
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Re: PRIVATE MOON LANDING TODAY
« Reply #2 on: Apr 13, 2019, 10:07:31 »
Or like the Moon landings they never got there,!!!!!  :lol: :alien:
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Re: PRIVATE MOON LANDING TODAY
« Reply #3 on: Apr 15, 2019, 23:23:35 »
Seems its guidance system reset during descent...

More: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47914100