VENuS Satellite - Israel Space Agency & Israel Ministry of Science and Technology.
(photo credit: COURTESY ISA/SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND SPACE MINISTRY,ISRAEL SPACE AGENCY,MINISTRY OF SCIENCE. TECHNOLOGY AND SPACE)
That's one small step for Israel, and one giant leap for mankind (environmentally speaking, that is). Venus, an environmental satellite built by Israel Aerospace Industries, was launched yesterday from the Guiana Space Center in France.
The launch is a pretty big deal for Israel, and will be able to measure remarkable environmental data from around the world.
In cooperation with the Israel Space Agency and the Israel Ministry of Science and Technology, here's 11 incredible photos of how the little country that could launched a huge satellite that will.