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Israeli GLXP Team Is First to Sign Launch Agreement For Private Mission to the Moon On SpaceX Falcon 9

Israeli GLXP Team Is First to Sign Launch Agreement For Private Mission to the Moon On SpaceX Falcon 9

07/10/2015

Israeli Google Lunar XPRIZE Team Is First to Sign Launch Agreement For Private Mission to the Moon On SpaceX Falcon 9 SpaceIL Becomes First Google Lunar XPRIZE Team to Produce a Verified Launch Contract for a 2017 Mission, Using a SpaceX Falcon 9 Launcher via Spaceflight Industries JERUSALEM, Israel (October 7, 2015)  – At a […] Read More

Another component of the spacecraft arrives at SpaceIL HQ

Another component of the spacecraft arrives at SpaceIL HQ

04/08/2015

Meet SpaceIL’s IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit), a major electronic component in our spacecraft’s navigation system. It’s finally arrived at our Yahud offices. The IMU It is meant to measure the accelerations and the angular speed of the spacecraft, resulting from the engines operation, at any given time and situation on the way to the Moon, […] Read More

SpaceIL speak about Pluto Flyby on i24news Morning Edition

SpaceIL speak about Pluto Flyby on i24news Morning Edition

22/07/2015

Our System Engineer, Yoav Landsman, gave an interview about Pluto on i24news morning edition. Watch from minute 13:05 http://bit.ly/1IhSZn8 Read More

Deadline For Google Lunar XPRIZE Extended To End Of 2017!

Deadline For Google Lunar XPRIZE Extended To End Of 2017!

26/05/2015

After months of discussion, XPRIZE and Google have officially confirmed a further extension of the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE. Competition organizers have decided to provide additional time for teams to plan and make arrangements for a future launch. In their announcement this weekend, they said: “The Google Lunar XPRIZE is an unprecedented competition, challenging teams to […] Read More

How to raise young scientists at home?

How to raise young scientists at home?

13/05/2015

For Israel Science Day, SpaceIL VP of Education, Ayelet Weizman, advices some tips to nurture young scientists at home “Every game in the playground is a fascinating lesson in physics. Dr. Ayelet Weizman, VP of Education at SpaceIL nonprofit, which aims to land the first Israeli spacecraft on the Moon, says that the simplest games […] Read More