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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

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