Israel is only the fourth country after the US, the former Soviet Union and China to embark on a mission to the moon.
The theme of this year's "Space Week" will be to commemorate 50 years since man first landed on the moon.
Israel’s civilian space program was established in 1983, and in the 1990s it launched four Amos-model satellites into space.
The events held in Israel are sponsored under a UN World Space Week Initiative, made up of around 50 countries, Israel being one of the countries taking part in the initiative.
Opher Doron of Israel Aerospace Industries’ Space Division talks moon missions and nanosatellites with the ‘Magazine’ on the 30th anniversary of Israel’s first satellite launch.
NASA and the ISA will expand their cooperation, according to an official statement issued on Thursday by Science and Technology Minister Ofir Akunis.
The spacecraft will launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December and is expected to land on February 13, 2019.
Developed by Tel Aviv-based StemRad, the suit is designed to shield astronauts during a trip to Mars.
A team of six Israeli researchers on Sunday ended a four-day Mars habitat experiment in Israel's Negev desert where they simulated living conditions on the Red Planet.
SpaceIL reaffirms mission to land on the Moon despite contest's end, plans to blast off by the end of this year.