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Beresheet, the Space IL spacecraft scheduled to land on the moon on April 11, successfully completed its most critical maneuver on Thursday afternoon.
The maneuver, called the Lunar Capture, was a significant moment in the journey from the module to the Moon, when it came out of Earth's gravitational pull and into the moon's orbit.
With the success of the Lunar Capture, Israel became the seventh country to enter the orbit of the moon.
While the maneuver appears to have successfully completed the mission, Space IL engineers and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) said that it will take several hours to definitively confirm the new path of the Beresheet.
The spacecraft has now been captured by the moon's gravity and will begin to circulate. Together, the moon and Beresheet will orbit Earth.
To date, the spacecraft has traveled the orbit of Earth, and earlier this week it reached the nearest point on the planet, only 1,700 kilometers away, before continuing its journey to the landing point of the moon, about 400,000 km distance.
See the success maneuver below.
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