SpaceIL receives one million dollar grant to land Beresheet 2 on the moon

The Blavatnik Family Foundation announced on Wednesday that it provided a one million dollar grant to SpaceIL, the Israeli non-profit organization behind Israel’s efforts to reach the moon last year. The foundation said the grant would support SpaceIL’s Beresheet 2 spacecraft program and contribute to the goal of landing an unmanned Israeli spacecraft on the lunar surface as well as putting Israel’s first nanosatellite in lunar orbit.

Find out more about the grant and SpaceIL here.