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Engine Check

Engine Check

16/06/2016

SpaceIL recently tested the spacecraft’s main engine in a facility in England. The purpose of the experiment was to test engine performance under conditions, which are similar to the expected conditions during the Moon landing. The test examined the engine’s reactions to different operating modes. The test was a success after the engine showed durability […] Read More

Moon Shot Series in the Media

Moon Shot Series in the Media

24/03/2016

Scientific American ...But there’s one team arguably in the lead: SpaceIL, an Israeli nonprofit organization.Like the contest itself, SpaceIL has followed a roller-coaster trajectory to the moon Discover Magazine Three engineers walk into a bar. Inverse Co-founder Yariv Bash and his team Space IL was one of the last teams to enter the Google Lunar […] Read More

Closure on the way to the Moon

Closure on the way to the Moon

16/04/2015

The grandfather was forced to perform forced labor and build rockets at Volkswagen industries in Germany, and the grandson initiated the first Israeli spacecraft to the Moon During World War II, Soviet and Jewish engineers were forced to assembly the rockets V1 and V2. These rockets were launched on European cities. One of the factories […] Read More

SpaceIL Shows The Youth Their Way To Academic Future

SpaceIL Shows The Youth Their Way To Academic Future

02/03/2015

As part of a new collaboration, Tel Aviv University students guide groups of middle school students in a series of space themed meetings They will encourage youth from geographic and social peripherals in Israel, towards an academic future. The program, “Pathways to university: Thinking Space” is a joint effort of SpaceIL and the Social Involvement Unit of […] Read More

First SpaceIL Video Conference lesson

First SpaceIL Video Conference lesson

29/10/2014

The first SpaceIL video-chat lesson took place this week, within the framework of “See the World” program, to encourage entrepreneurship and creative thinking. The lesson was given to seventh grade students from ORT Ramat Yosef school in the city of Bat Yam. This is a unique educational project, aiming to build an online community. As […] Read More