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Israel, UAE to collaborate on Beresheet 2 space mission

After reaching a historic peace agreement with Israel just last year, the UAE will now have an opportunity to bring its space exploration program into the future.

SpaceIL founder seeks to make cancer tests simpler

Winetraub is one of the co-founders of SpaceIL, the Israeli organization that attempted to land the spaceship Beresheet on the Moon in 2019.

05/10/2021

Israel's second-ever astronaut chooses personal items for Rakia space launch

In preparation for his journey, Stibbe was asked to choose personal items he would like to take with him into space. What he chose: A 3D-scale model of the Japanese Peace Bell.

By MICHAL GALANTI
26/09/2021

SpaceIL accepting proposals for experiments for Beresheet 2 moon mission

Proposal submissions are due by November 15, 2021, with the mission set to be launched some time in the fourth quarter of 2024.

02/09/2021

Israel's second-ever astronaut oversees preparations for Rakia space launch

The meeting was part of a series of gatherings that are currently taking place between the researchers and the entrepreneurs who will participate in the ‘Rakia’ mission.

By MICHAL GALANTI
24/08/2021

SpaceIL obtains $70 million for Beresheet 2 Moon mission

A group of entrepreneur-philanthropists brought SpaceIL within $30 million of its total expected cost for the mission.

Morris Kahn: Israel on the moon in 2024

Both the United Arab Emirates and Israel have set their eyes on the stars and have the most advanced programs in the Middle East.

02/06/2021

Remembering Aby Har-Even, Israel's space pioneer and victim of Acre riots

Har-Even was born in Romania and made aliyah with his parents in 1950, with the family settling in Jerusalem.

By SIGAL BEN DAVID
24/06/2021
SpaceIL

To the moon and back: Israel and UAE to cooperate in space?

In the interview, the SpaceIL chairman Morris Kahn announced that Beresheet 2 was scheduled for mid-2024, and he urged the UAE to join the initiative.

10/06/2021

Beresheet 2 sets sights on return to moon

Its predecessor, Beresheet 1, reached the moon in April 2019, but crash-landed due to what appeared to be engine trouble, moments before touchdown.

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