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Israel’s second astronaut - the dawn of a new tomorrow

Astronaut Eytan Stibbe will fly to the International Space Station in 2021.

War in Space: Rules-based cooperation is only way to keep space peaceful

“Preventing conflicts in outer space and preserving outer space for peaceful purposes" is more necessary than ever.

By REUTERS
30/11/2020

SpaceX, NASA begin first operational astronaut mission to space

NASA is calling the flight its first "operational" mission for a rocket and crew-vehicle system that was 10 years in the making.

By REUTERS
16/11/2020
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, scheduled to launch a U.S. Air Force navigation satellite.

SpaceX launch of crew on first 'operational' mission delayed by weather

NASA officials signed off on Crew Dragon’s final design earlier this week, ending a nearly 10-year development phase for SpaceX under the agency’s public-private crew program.

By REUTERS
14/11/2020
NASA astronaut Stephen K. Robinson is anchored to a foot restraint on International Space Station

NASA is an unlikely winner of the Abraham Accords – opinion

While many Israelis and Emiratis undoubtedly cheered the news, one of the biggest winners of Israeli-Emirati space cooperation is the United States.

By SPENCER KAPLAN
05/11/2020

Scientists value massive asteroid at $10,000 quadrillion

Despite its value, the asteroid cannot be brought back to Earth as it would likely destroy the planet and the market for iron.

02/11/2020
A super moon is pictured at the beginning of a total lunar eclipse above Rafah in southern Gaza Stri

Water molecules found trapped in minerals on Moon's surface

Water is a precious resource and a relatively plentiful lunar presence could prove important to future astronaut and robotic missions seeking to extract and utilize water.

By REUTERS
26/10/2020

NASA spacecraft grabs sample of rocks from asteroid 320m. km away

If a successful collection is confirmed, the spacecraft will journey back toward Earth, arriving in 2023.

By REUTERS
21/10/2020
A super moon is pictured at the beginning of a total lunar eclipse above Rafah in southern Gaza Stri

NASA grants Nokia $14 m. to set up 4G cell service on the Moon

"This fully integrated cellular network meets the stringent size, weight and power constraints of space payloads in the smallest possible form factor."

18/10/2020

BGU teams up with the United Nations to develop space tech for UN-SPIDER

A few areas in particular where the two will work closely are emergency response, building space-based technologies meant to detect disasters and sharing the information with scientists worldwide.

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