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Israeli spacecraft Beresheet reaches moon but landing unsuccessful: support team

Science

YEHUD, Israel (Reuters) – The Israeli spacecraft Beresheet reached the moon on Thursday but its planned controlled, or “soft”, landing was unsuccessful, the support team said.

The spacecraft had a number of technical problems during its final descent to the lunar surface, the team said.

Reporting by Ari Rabinovitch; Editing by Kevin Liffey