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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

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the first Israeli spacecraft to the Moon

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the first Israeli spacecraft to the Moon

27/11/2017

Who are we? SpaceIL is a non-profit organization which was established in 2011 with the aim of landing the first Israeli spacecraft on the moon. It was founded by three young engineers – Yariv Bash, Kfir Damari and Yonatan Winetraub, who chose to meet the challenge presented by the global Google Lunar XPRIZE Competition – […] Read More