First Beresheet will orbit the Earth for not quite two months. SpaceX has completed its second successful launch of 2019, sending the first commercial Moon lander on the first leg of its journey to the lunar surface with a sooty Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket.
Via the Free Beacon , my plan to drastically reduce carbon emissions is to nuke China, since they're the global leader and will continue to run on fossil fuels even if we passed the Green New Deal tomorrow. And I know what I'm doing. "Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein is basically telling a bunch of kids to shut the h*** up because she won an election they couldn't vote in and that means she knows everything".
The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched Hayabusa-2, its second asteroid sample return mission, in December 2014. The US has also landed a probe on the surface of an asteroid only 500 metres in diameter. The agency has been celebrating its successful landing, which is a milestone in a mission that has spanned years. Ryugu is an ancient asteroid that orbits the sun between Mars and Earth.
City of Gold Coast has also advised its Waste & Recycling Centres at Coomera, Currumbin, Helensvale, Jacobs Well, Merrimac, Molendinar, Mudgeeraba, Numinbah Valley, Reedy Creek, and Springbrook will be closed on Saturday. Strong winds and large waves will be whipped up along northern parts of the coast today and Saturday, coinciding with king tides. "Please stay out of the water", he said.
The 585-kilogram, dishwasher-sized lander was built by Israeli nonprofit space venture SpaceIL and state-owned defence contractor Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) with $US100 million furnished nearly entirely by private donors. This is what makes NASA's offer to track the spacecraft with its Deep Space Network and lunar orbiters so valuable. It will be the first such space capsule to land on the moon on a private initiative rather than on a government-funded enterprise.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's first lunar lander on a mission that, if successful, will make the Jewish state only the fourth nation to achieve a controlled touchdown on the moon's surface.