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CAPE CANAVERAL (CBSMiami) – Israel’s plan to become the fourth country ever to land on the Moon has taken off.

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Friday carrying three separate spacecraft.

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One was Israel’s privately funded “lunar lander” which is the first ever private spacecraft heading to the moon.

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If all goes according to plan, the lander should touch down on the Moon on April 11th.