Before the big lunar landing attempt, the Beresheet spacecraft managed to snap incredible pictures of the far side of the moon and it also slipped into lunar orbit on April 4, making Israel the seventh nation to successfully orbit the moon.
The maiden mission cost about $100 million, most of it raised from private donors like Kahn.
Beresheet-Genesis in Hebrew- started as a private attempt by Israeli nonprofit organization SpaceIL, which Kahn now chairs, to win Google's 10-year space race competition Lunar X Prize.
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Less than 48 hours after Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed on the moon due to engine failure, billionaire Morris Kahn, who donated approximately $40 million to the moon-landing attempt, announced that there will be another attempt to land an Israeli spacecraft on the moon. Kahn said that Israeli government participation amounted to $3 million.
The Beresheet 2 task force would convene on Sunday, he said: "We began something that we shall complete, and we will place our flag on the moon". Only government space agencies from the former Soviet Union, the USA and China have achieved moon landings.
"IAI said in a statement it would be happy to be part of further space missions in partnership with SpaceIL under Kahn's leadership". The organisation aimed to win in the $20 million Google Lunar X Prize by becoming the first private robotic craft to set down on the moon, but unfortunately the deadline passed previous year and it had to push on even without the monetary incentive.
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