20 stories about NASA

Israel’s first space telescope to be launched by NASA in 2026

ULTRASAT, an ultraviolet observatory led by the Israel Space Agency and Weizmann Institute of Science, will investigate the secrets of short-duration events in the universe, such as supernova explosions and mergers of neutron stars
לווין של טרה ספייס לאב בע"מ

The tiny satellites detecting and helping put out wildfires

13.05.22|Yafit Ovadia
Using its remote sensing Earth Observation technology, Terra Space Lab is working to detect fires before they explode. “We want to detect environmental events, and enable people to do something about them right away,” says CEO
תמונת לוויין של כדו"א

PlanetWatchers analyzes crop damage through satellite technology

27.03.22|Yafit Ovadia
The space tech startup aims to look at the bigger picture, and is sending its data to insurer companies, ensuring that farmers get proper payout for crop damage
סטיבה והצוות

Despite Russia-Ukraine tensions, Axiom Space mission is “ready to fly”

01.03.22|Yafit Ovadia
“Ax-1 is really a path finder for new commercial opportunities in low-Earth orbit, and the research will lead to space exploration becoming fully commercial,” says Axiom Space Director
צארלס ג'פרי כריסטיאן ו איתן סטיבה

Sustainability is space’s newest frontier

28.01.22|Yafit Ovadia
“Space tech startups can’t raise Seed funding without demonstrating that they can make a buck,” says AxiomSpace director, as companies look to create more sustainable dual-use technologies
איתן סטיבה עם חליפת חלל

Next Israeli astronaut’s 35 experiments revealed

24.01.22|Yafit Ovadia
Needle-free blood tests, cosmic lightning, super-vegetables, and nano-ghosts are just a few of the innovative experiments Eytan Stibbe will test during his February mission to the International Space Station
הלווין של אוניברסיטת תל אביב

TAU launches satellite to protect space systems against radiation

10.01.22|Yafit Ovadia
The “COTS-Capsule” within the TauSat-3 is one of the 43 experiments that the next Israeli astronaut will test on his mission to the International Space Station next month, after it successfully docked on Sunday
מימין אדריאנה מוריאס רובימבו סמנגה בווניה מרטינס ו פגי ויטסון

“People don’t realize that every time we swipe a card or navigate a car we’re accessing space tech”

12.11.21|Yafit Ovadia
Four female space experts spoke during a panel moderated by Israel’s next astronaut about adopting dual-use technologies to better our future
נשים בחלל

“Working in this tech sector as a woman, you have to be just a little bit better"

11.10.21|Yafit Ovadia
Dr. Sandra Cauffman, Deputy Director for the Earth Science Division at NASA, was speaking at a panel of top female space experts as part of World Space Week in which Israel participated actively for the first time last week
המייסדים של טייפ 5 ליאור הרמן ירון שגיא ו עינת ברקוביץ

To infinity and beyond: get ready for the first Israeli space tech VC

27.09.21|Yafit Ovadia
“Space will become a self-sustaining economy, and boom over the next decade,” says co-founder of TYPE5, the first Israeli-VC focused on space startups
הדמייה של בסיס על הירח 1

Helios to join Japanese missions to the lunar surface

19.07.21|Yafit Ovadia
The Israeli space tech startup, which has developed a way to mine oxygen from the Moon, will participate in two Japanese missions to test its technology
רובר מאדים

From a kibbutz to Mars

21.05.21|Yafit Ovadia
Ricor Cryogenic Systems builds cooling systems for spacecraft, including NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover, and it’s doing so from no other than kibbutz Ein Harod in northern Israel
איתן סטיבה 6.5.21

Israel’s next pioneer: meet the country’s new astronaut

07.05.21|Yafit Ovadia
He’s served as a combat pilot in the Israeli Air Force, launched a successful venture capital firm, and co-founded the Ramon Foundation - meet Eytan Stibbe, Israel’s humble hero
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Israeli startup generates oxygen from lunar soil

26.04.21|Yafit Ovadia
The Israeli Space Agency and the Ministry of Energy are backing an initiative that will generate oxygen from lunar soil, enabling space agencies to establish permanent colonies on the Moon
איתן סטיבה עם בוב קאבנה של מנאס"א

Next Israeli astronaut visits NASA Kennedy Space Center ahead of mission

25.04.21|Yafit Ovadia
Eytan Stibbe spoke with former NASA astronaut Bob Cabana at Kennedy Space Center in Florida along with other experts led by the Ramon Foundation ahead of January 2022 flight
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Israel’s CropX partners with NASA Harvest for agtech initiatives

25.03.21|James Spiro
The companies will conduct a 12-month pilot in Arizona before expanding nationally and globally
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
רן ליבנה

“Spacetech is a $500 billion industry,” says head of Ramon Foundation

26.01.21|Tomer Hadar
Ran Livne, head of the foundation, believes that the spacetech industry will triple over the next decade, as satellite companies plan to connect three billion people to the internet