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“Testing the Landing Gear – the Spacecraft’s “Legs

“Testing the Landing Gear – the Spacecraft’s “Legs

13/12/2017

As we have previously shared, our spacecraft is in the advanced stages of integration – its various parts have successfully passed endurance tests, and are now being integrated to form a complete spacecraft. The fully integrated spacecraft will also undergo testing, to ensure that it is capable of withstanding conditions that simulate those of its […] Read More

Fuel Tanks Integration-  an Important Milestone on Our Journey to the Moon

Fuel Tanks Integration- an Important Milestone on Our Journey to the Moon

11/12/2017

At the beginning of December, the spaceship’s four fuel tanks were integrated into its body. These tanks account for 80% of the initial weight of SpaceIL’s spacecraft. The fuel tanks were shipped to us from the USA, and first underwent vibration tests that simulate the vibrations that will occur during the launch. Following the successful […] Read More

SpaceIL’s Star Wars Ad

SpaceIL’s Star Wars Ad

11/12/2017

As part of a collaboration of Cinema City theaters, SpaceIL presents a short video ad which will be displayed before the movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi, in theaters. Click to watch (in Hebrew): Read More

The Spacecraft Must Take Off: SpaceIL’s Fully Integrated First Israeli Spacecraft to the Moon Might Stay Grounded

The Spacecraft Must Take Off: SpaceIL’s Fully Integrated First Israeli Spacecraft to the Moon Might Stay Grounded

10/12/2017

As the construction of the first Israeli spacecraft reaches completion, lack of immediate funds threatens to kill the dream of making Israel the 4th nation to land on the Moon and to inspire the next generation of the Start Up Nation For Team SpaceIL- Israel’s entry to the Google Lunar XPRIZE Moon Race and a finalist – […] Read More