12 stories about Astronaut
צוות האסטרונאוטים של מאדים

'Astronauts' begin Mars simulation in planetary dome in Negev

10.10.21|Yafit Ovadia
AMADEE-20 is a 21-day Mars analog simulation taking place in the Negev desert and will be managed by the Austrian Space Forum and the Israel Space Agency
אורן מילשטיין ו אבי בלסברגר

Nuclear reactor explosions or cosmic radiation? StemRad’s vests have got it covered

23.07.21|Yafit Ovadia
The startup’s anti-radiation vests protect astronauts from dangerous solar events, and could be used for longer missions in deep space. And, there’s a version for female astronauts too
איתן סטיבה בכנס הכרזת הניסויים

Which Israeli technologies will soon be going to space?

05.05.21|Yafit Ovadia
Space Hummus, onboard drones, flexible solar panels, and cameras to photograph “lightning elves” are just some of the Israeli technologies that will accompany the next Israeli astronaut to space in 2022
רקטה של נורתרופ גרומן

Northrop Grumman rocket blasts off to ISS carrying Israeli nanosatellite

21.02.21|Yafit Ovadia
Part of the satellite’s measurements will be collected by Israel’s top secret Soreq Nuclear Research Center to help design more efficient radiation-protective gear for astronauts and space systems
חלל תמונה 1

“If we don’t look for other life forms then our chances are zero, but if we do look then we’ll find it soon”

27.01.21|Yafit Ovadia
On human spaceflight and finding intelligent life, the challenges are great yet surmountable with advancements in technology, say astronauts and scientists during Israeli Space Week event
גסיקה מאיר

Jewish astronauts reach for the stars

02.12.20|Yafit Ovadia
Eytan Stibbe, the second Israeli astronaut isn’t alone, to date 16 Jewish astronauts have made it to space
רן ליבנה

“Eytan Stibbe is leading the next wave of private astronauts,” says head of Ramon Foundation

29.11.20|Yafit Ovadia
The former fighter pilot turned businessman is breaking new ground for private space exploration, demonstrating the pioneering Israeli spirit
איתן סטיבה

Future Israeli astronaut to pay $50 million for space excursion

17.11.20|Udi Etsion
Eytan Stibbe will pay the sum to travel aboard the SpaceX rocket. At 63, he will be the oldest person to reach the ISS
איתן סטיבה טייס החלל הישראלי השני

Former air force pilot slated to be the second Israeli in space

16.11.20|Amir Kurtz
Eytan Stibbe is currently undergoing training in the U.S. and Europe ahead of a 2021 mission; “this is a day of great happiness and national pride,” says President Reuven Rivlin
מתקן הדמיית מאדים במצפה רמון

Working during the pandemic is a lot like being in space

01.11.20|Udi Etsion
Employees working from home experience stress, loneliness, and anxiety, yet this is not dissimilar to what astronauts experience in space. Neta Parnas-Vizel, a sociologist explains how to resolve that and more
סקוט קלי אסטרונאוט סודהסטרים מתיחה 1 באפריל

SodaStream's April Fools' Prank is Out of This World

01.04.19|Adi Pick
The company partnered with American astronaut Scott Kelly to release a commercial of a fake product that turns your bodily gas into fizzy water
חליפת החלל של סטמרד הישראלית נגד קרינה בחלל

NASA to Test Israeli-Made Anti-Radiation Vest in Deep Space

17.04.18|Tofi Stoler
Manufactured by Israel-based StemRad the vest protects vital body organs and tissues that are especially sensitive to radiation