The first Israel's spacecraft for landing on the Moon, created by a private company. The spacecraft reached the lunar orbit, but was lost during a landing attempt in April 2019.
|Launch Date||22 Feb 2019, 01:45 UT|
|Launch Site||Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, USA|
|Launch / Dry Mass||585 / 150 kg|
|Dimensions||2 m x 1.5 m|
|Scientific Instruments||1. Magnetometer
2. Laser Retroreflector
|Status||Сrashed into the lunar surface 11 Apr 2019 19:23 UT|
|2019 Apr 11||15:00 - 17:00||RT-32 (Sv)||2280.0||2||0.00249||1.241|
|18:30 - 21:00||RT-32 (Zc)|
Spacecraft signal spectrogram
Spectrograms of Beresheet spacecraft signal obtained from observations of the RT-32 radio telescopes at Svetloe and Zelenchukskaya observatories on April 11, 2019. The frequency of the spacecraft transmitter is represented by a bright line changing with time.