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The development of SpaceIL’s spacecraft transceiver sub-system, together with US-based Space Micro, is moving forward

The development of SpaceIL’s spacecraft transceiver sub-system, together with US-based Space Micro, is moving forward

18/03/2015

SpaceIL has successfully completed a Preliminary Design Review (PDR) of the spacecraft’s communications system The PDR, conducted in San Diego, included professional, in-depth simulations, measurements, and analysis that indicate the transceiver design is mature for realization. An analysis of the mechanical load on the spacecraft’s components in its various cycles during vibration was conducted, as […] Read More

The New Face of Space Race

The New Face of Space Race

03/03/2015

Yoav Landsman/ Liberal Magazine In participation of Professor Oded Aharonson For an online version (in Hebrew), click here Click here for a full PDF version (in Hebrew): Space Race Read More

Times of Israel: Space Week lifts off as Google space race intensifies

29/01/2015

“…2015 was set to be the “year of space” for Israel as well as for many other countries that have teams competing for a $20 million prize in the Google LunarX space race contest. The mission for the moon-bound spaceships: to take high-definition video and beam it back to earth, and explore the surface of the […] Read More

SpaceIL Designs a Science Twist to its Mission: Map Lunar Magnetism

SpaceIL Designs a Science Twist to its Mission: Map Lunar Magnetism

09/11/2014

Israeli XPrize Mission Science Twist: Map Lunar Magnetism (Op-Ed on space.com) “The lunar magnetic field: the moon’s “history book” The moon has fascinated humans since the dawn of history, but there has been little lunar-surface research since the 1970s. SpaceIL is particularly interested in deciphering the secrets kept by the moon’s crustal rocks…” Click here to […] Read More