02.02.2011 28.Shevat, 5771
Will Israel soon be able to plant its flag on the moon?
Three young scientists hope to succeed in their own private version of the Apollo program.
If Yariv Bash, Kfir Damari and Yonatan Winetraub succeed and send a robot to the moon, they'll donate their millions in prize money to promote science among Israel youth. Yesterday the trio announced their participation in the Google Lunar X Prize competition – an effort to send an unmanned vehicle to the moon and beam back high-quality photos and short films….