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    I was out this afternoon, and came back too late to watch the live stream...

    This is too bad! I was really hoping that they would be able to land sucessfully. That private company has made history, though, accomplishing far more that any other in their attempt. Congratulations, along with sincere condolences.

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    Jeez, what a bummer.
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    Unfortunate they lost it. Hopefully they will make another attempt in the future.
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    Default Re: Israeli Lunar Lander

    So close!

    I am sure lessons have been learned and the next attempt will be a success.

    In other news SpaceX launched the Falcon heavy and successfully landed the boosters, two in a sweet side by side spectacle and the third on a barge.
    Brilliant!
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    Apparently "rocket science" is actually still challenging even for advanced nations. Better luck on the next attempt.
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    Was watching the live feed when they gave word that the main engine crapped out. Sorry to hear but failures are very much part of the space game. I'm certain they will try again...and succeed!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kingclinton View Post
    So close!

    I am sure lessons have been learned and the next attempt will be a success.

    In other news SpaceX launched the Falcon heavy and successfully landed the boosters, two in a sweet side by side spectacle and the third on a barge.
    Brilliant!
    They also managed to recover the Falcon Heavy nosecone so they are getting better at recovering these important parts with every flight.
    Great to see how far they have come!
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    Hi all. It is with great sadness that I read about the Beresheet landing mishap. As Clinton said; "so close." I did however watch the Falcon Heavy launch yesterday. And boy, when those boosters re-enter, they make enough sonic boom noise to knock you out of your seat if you are not expecting it.
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    I would love to watch a launch and recovery for one of these!
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    It failed the inertial telemetry thaht cuts the engyne

 

 
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