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We Have a Launch and Landing Dates! – Press Release

We Have a Launch and Landing Dates! – Press Release

10/07/2018

SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries announce today (July 10, 2018) ISRAEL TO LAUNCH HISTORIC MOON MISSION FROM CAPE CANAVERAL THIS DECEMBER First Israeli lunar spacecraft set to land on moon Feb. 13, 2019, making Israel fourth country to do so YEHUD, Israel, July 10 – At a historic press conference today at Israel Aerospace Industries […] Read More

Shaking with excitement: The spacecraft undergoes vibration tests

Shaking with excitement: The spacecraft undergoes vibration tests

08/07/2018

In June 2018 a series of environmental tests was conducted at the IAI MABAT plant, referred to in the professional jargon as a “static loading and sinus vibrations tests.” During the tests the spacecraft is installed on a vibration generating device, which simulates the level of vibrations that the spacecraft is expected to endure during […] Read More

SpaceIL Founders Made it to the “40 Before 40” Exclusive List

SpaceIL Founders Made it to the “40 Before 40” Exclusive List

15/12/2016

 SpaceIL’s three founders, Yariv Bash, Kfir Damari and Yonatan Winetraub, entered the exclusive list of “40 most promising young Israeli people before the age of 40” by “Globes” newspaper for 2016. Click on the picture to read the article:   Read More

We Have a New Hybrid Lab

We Have a New Hybrid Lab

25/10/2016

SpaceIL has opened a new hybrid-lab located inside the IAI Space Factory which houses all of the electronic components of the spacecraft – the most critical of which is the Mission Computer, serving as the “brain” of the spacecraft.  All of these components are undergoing thorough checks to ensure that, once we are on the […] Read More