1. 'Israel is Going Back to the Moon,' Announces SpaceIL Co-Founder (Calcaltech) - 12.9.20
  2. Israel's Moon Team are Stars in the Classroom (Jewish Week) - 10.10.19
  3. India’s and Israel’s Moon-Landing Attempts Both Failed During Descent — Here’s Why the ’15 Minutes of Terror’ are So Difficult (Business Insider) - 9.13.19
  4. Thousands of 'water bears' crash land on moon. They're practically indestructible (USA Today) - 8.8.19
  5. ‘Beresheet 2’ won’t attempt moon landing, SpaceIL searches for new challenge (Jewish News Syndicate) - 6.26.19
  6. Probe Finds ‘Manual Command’ Entered Beresheet Craft, Causing it to Crash (Times of Israel) - 4.18.19
  7. This Is the Last Photo Israel's Beresheet Moon Lander Ever Took ( - 4.18.19
  8. The Hunt is on for the Lunar Library that Crashed on the Moon Aboard Doomed Beresheet Probe (Fox News) - 4.17.19
  9. Incredibly Tough NASA Sensor may have Survived Moon Lander Crash (Futurism) - 4.17.19
  10. Investigation of Israeli Lunar Lander’s Crash Points to Human Factor (Yahoo News) - 4.17.19
  11. There may be a copy of Wikipedia somewhere on the moon. Here's how to help find it. (Mashable) - 4.16.19
  12. Beresheet Funder and Initiator Tapped to Light Torch on Independence Day (Jerusalem Post) - 4.15.19


  1. Israeli spacecraft successfully 'captured' by the moon (Arutz Sheva) - 4.4.19
  2. Watch live: Israel’s Beresheet lander heads for make-or-break maneuver to enter lunar orbit (Spaceflight Now) - 4.3.19
  3. X Prize Foundation offers “Moonshot Award” to SpaceIL (Space News) - 3.28.19
  4. Israeli team could win $1 million if their spacecraft sticks a lunar landing next month (Financial Post) - 3.28.19
  5. Israeli Spacecraft Beresheet Captures Sunrise from Space (Israel Hayom) - 3.26.19
  6. Landing Site Selection (Weizmann Institute)
  7. Lunar Landing Site Revealed (more info on the magnetometer) (Weizmann Institute) - 3.18.19
  8. Israel's Moon Shot: Small Step for the Government, Giant Leap for Israeli Chutzpah (Haaretz) - 2.27.19
  9. Setback for Israeli lunar lander as computer glitch prevents scheduled maneuver (Times of Israel) - 2.26.19
  10. תקלה במחשב: התמרון השני של החללית לירח - נדחה (in Hebrew, YNet News) - 2.26.19
  11. Israel’s Moon-bound Spaceship Beresheet Successfully Completes First Maneuver (Haaretz) - 2.25.19
  12. התמרון עבד, נותרה הבעיה בעוקב הכוכבים (in Hebrew, YNet News) - 2.25.19


  1. SpaceIL, IAI to send time capsule on Israel's historic Moon mission (SpaceIL Press Release)
  2. What to expect when Beresheet launches to (and lands on) the Moon (The Planetary Society)
  3. Israeli spirits soar as Moon launch countdown begins (Israel21c)
  4. Israeli spacecraft set for launch to the moon (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
  5. Israel to the Moon (eJewish Philanthropy)
  6. Israel's Beresheet Spacecraft Is Ready For First Privately Funded Launch To Moon (Tech Times)
  7. Looking Up: The Little Spaceship That Could (MediaNews Group)
  8. Israel Readies the First Privately Funded Mission to the Moon (ECN Magazine)

Video / TV Clips

  1. "Return to the Moon: Seconds to Arrival" (Discovery Channel)
    (Clip - full episode available with subscription)


  2. Beresheet Entering Lunar Orbit (SpaceIL / YNet)

  3. "The goal is to show that Israel can do it" (Arutz Sheva) - 3.27.19

  4. Israeli Moon Lander Captures Sunrise and Stretches Its Legs on Lunar Trip - 3.24.19 

  5. Launch Compilation

  6. The Israelis who dream of going to the moon - and nothing will stop them (in Hebrew) (Mako / Keshet)


  1. The Triumph of a Failed Moon Landing (Planetary Society) - 4.17.19
    with Yoav Landsman (Beresheet Deputy Mission Director, SpaceIL) and Morris Kahn (Chairman, SpaceIL)
  2. NPR Morning Edition "Israel Heads to the Moon" (2.18.2019)
  3. Rejuvenation: 'Little Spacecraft' Wants to Motivate Israeli Youth Around Space (The Land of Israel)