‘We scratched the Moon alright!’ NASA releases Israeli lander crash site PHOTOS

NASA has released photos of the Israeli Beresheet spacecraft’s impact site on the Moon’s surface. The lander smashed into the celestial surface during a botched landing attempt last month. Black and white photos include ‘before’ and ‘after’ images of the crash area at the Sea of Serenity, where the maiden Moon mission by SpaceIL crashed on April 11 after suffering engine failure.The image snapped by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) on April 22, just 56 miles (90 kilometers) above the surface, shows what the space agency referred to as a “dark smudge” roughly 10 meters wide that was not visible in the photo of the same location taken in 2016. “The dark tone suggests a surface roughened by the hard l ...Read more

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