Israel, UAE to collaborate on Beresheet 2 moon mission

Publication titleJerusalem Post, The: Web Edition Articles (Israel)
The mission, called Beresheet 2 in a reference to the Book of Genesis, is one of many new collaborations between the two countries following the signing of the Abraham Accords normalization agreement

It follows the original Beresheet spacecraft launch in 2019, which failed when the craft crash-landed.

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SpaceIL called the Beresheet 2 mission "the first scientific-technological project to create a common history for the two peoples: the flags of Israel and the Emirates on the moon," adding that "it is about creating a model for cooperation between the two peoples in many aspects — technological, scientific and educational – which will deepen the connection between the countries and serve as inspiration for further cooperation between Israel and all Arab countries."

"The company is committed to promoting science and science education, as well as regional peace via cooperation with "peace-loving and...

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