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Casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson pledges over $16 million for Israeli moon mission

Casino billionaire and Republican party kingmaker Sheldon Adelson and his wife have pledged $16.4 million to help fund the Israeli SpaceIL mission to the moon. According to the Jewish Daily Forward, the $16.4 million makes up a substantial portion of the project’s estimated $37 million dollar budget. “Sheldon and I…