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National Geographic announces: The landing on the moon is near!

National Geographic announces: The landing on the moon is near!

30/08/2017

It has been said that competition advances innovation. How true! The five finalists are aiming highest – to the moon. These are privately organized teams that have decided to embark on a journey to space and develop the necessary innovative technology. National Geographic devoted its July 2017 edition to the “race to the moon”, and […] Read More

Opening the crate!

Opening the crate!

22/08/2017

We received the body of the spacecraft in mid-June, on a direct flight from Spain. You may imagine this as a festive reception, complete with a red carpet and trumpet fanfare. If so, you’ll be surprised to hear that this was not the case. The crate was dispatched by a freight forwarder directly to the […] Read More

The Ministry of Science and Technology increases its investment in SpaceIL

The Ministry of Science and Technology increases its investment in SpaceIL

29/06/2017

We are happy and proud to announce that the Israel Space Agency, at the Ministry of Science, Technology and Space, will invest NIS 7.5 million in the next 2 years in the technological-educational SpaceIL project, as announced by Minister Ofir Akunis. We thank Minister Akunis for his decision and support, and for advancing the project […] Read More

On the way to space we made a stop at the UN!

On the way to space we made a stop at the UN!

15/06/2017

Sari Brosh-Rechav, our VP Education, presented our unique project to land a spacecraft on the moon, as well as our educational objectives, to the delegates of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS). COPUOS is the main international body dealing with space, and is based in Vienna. The Committee was established in […] Read More

20 ‘out of this world’ space companies

20 ‘out of this world’ space companies

12/06/2017

The website ‘Interesting Engineering’ rated us second in the list of 20 ‘out of this world’ companies that develop tools and vehicles which improve access to space. In addition to SpaceIL, you will also be able to read about other companies that do this in an interesting manner, each in its own way. We’re sure […] Read More