Historic Israeli Lunar Mission Press Conference This Wednesday

This year, Israel will send its first spacecraft to the moon — making it only the fourth country to do so — A historic press conference about the upcoming lunar mission will take place this Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at IAI’s MBT Space facility in Israel.
During the press conference, SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will reveal expected launch and landing dates, and the craft’s planned flight path; give a tour of the IAI MBT Space facility and the clean room, one of the most secure sites in Israel, where SpaceIL’s spacecraft was assembled and is being tested; display the finished lunar module; and review mission goals and challenges.
Participating will be: SpaceIL President Morris Kahn, IAI President and CEO Joseph Weiss, SpaceIL CEO Dr. Ido Anteby, and IAI MBT Space Division General Manager Ofer Doron.
Also participating are SpaceIL founders: Yariv Bash, Kfir Damari and Yonatan Winetraub.
A detailed press release with photos and videos will be sent to you following the press conference.
Thank you,
About SpaceIL:
SpaceIL is a nonprofit organization established in 2011 aiming to land the first Israeli spacecraft on the moon. Founded by three young engineers, Yariv Bash, Kfir Damari and Yonatan Winetraub, SpaceIL sought to answer the international challenge presented by Google’s $20 million Lunar X Prize: to build, launch and land an unmanned spacecraft on the moon. SpaceIL is continuing with its mission to the moon despite the contest’s expiration without a winner. http://www.spaceil.com

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