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Israel-Led Team Leading Google Lunar X Prize Race?

By Keith Cowing
February 12, 2013
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Israeli space cadets say moon shot is no fantasy, Times of Israel
“SpaceIL is a nonprofit foundation, and is relying on donations to get into space, explained Margalit. So far, about $20 million of the $30 million needed to run the project has been raised. On SpaceIL’s Facebook page, visitors are encouraged to make a donation in multiples of “chai” — 18 shekels or dollars. The organization does not plan on keeping the GoogleX prize if it does win, stated Winetraub; instead, it will channel that money back into science education, and conduct more programs to expose more kids to the importance of space travel and research.”
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