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Astronaut Jessica Meir tweets Hanukkah message from space

Astronaut Jessica Meir tweets Hanukkah message from space

Jessica Meir wishes all Jews on Earth a happy Hanukkah from the International Space Station.Marcy Oster/JTA, 23/12/2019 18:52
'Israel is the center of global interest'

'Israel is the center of global interest'

Science and Technology Minister Ofir Akunis inaugurates Israeli pavilion at International Astronautical Congress.Nitsan Keidar, 24/10/2019 04:42
Beresheet conducts final major maneuver on way to moon

Beresheet conducts final major maneuver on way to moon

Israeli spacecraft burns engines for 60 seconds as it shifts orbit to land on the moon next month.Marcy Oster/JTA, 19/03/2019 20:52
The prayer written for the Israeli shuttle launch

The prayer written for the Israeli shuttle launch

At the request of a space scientist, local rabbi writes prayer for shuttle launch, space travel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2019 22:06
Realizing the dream: Touch the moon

Realizing the dream: Touch the moon

Yariv Bash shares details of the tragic accident that left him confined to a wheelchair but hasn’t stopped him from fulfilling his dreams.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/02/2019 22:25
Soon: Israeli spacecraft to land on the moon

Soon: Israeli spacecraft to land on the moon

Israeli space agency partners with NASA to launch Israeli-made craft to the moon in the coming months.Ohad Tobi, 07/10/2018 19:08
Watch: Astronaut sends Holocaust remembrance message from space

Watch: Astronaut sends Holocaust remembrance message from space

US astronaut Andrew Feustel commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day with video message sent from the International Space Station.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2018 12:05
AG: Supreme Court ruling must also benefit terrorists

AG: Supreme Court ruling must also benefit terrorists

AG blocks legislative initiative intended to exclude security prisoners from High Court ruling regarding minimal prisoner space.Mordechai Sones, 12/11/2017 15:56
NASA to launch mission to Sun in 2018

NASA to launch mission to Sun in 2018

NASA renames mission to Sun after living scientist, explains mission will explore Sun's atmosphere and its effects on Earth's power grid.Chana Roberts, 31/05/2017 21:24
'Great Cold Spot' found on Jupiter

'Great Cold Spot' found on Jupiter

Second 'Great Spot' found on Jupiter, this one dark, cold, and constantly changing in shape.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2017 20:20
Watch: US space program launches satellite

Watch: US space program launches satellite

Classified US rocket carrying satellite into space was dedicated to those who perished in recent California forest fires., 02/03/2017 12:06
Israel launches two nano-satellites

Israel launches two nano-satellites

Indian launcher sends record 102 satellites into space, two Israeli nano-satellites to help medical and environmental research.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2017 07:54
Cause of explosion that destroyed Israeli satellite discovered

Cause of explosion that destroyed Israeli satellite discovered

SpaceX company announces that rockets which have been grounded since September explosion will return to service next week.JTA, 02/01/2017 21:40
Watch: Israel launches 'Ofek 11' satellite

Watch: Israel launches 'Ofek 11' satellite

Defense Ministry and Aerospace Industries launch new satelךite from Palmachim base. Some worry over early indications of malfunctions.Kobi Finkler, 13/09/2016 21:29
Israeli device to take off for Jupiter

Israeli device to take off for Jupiter

Weizmann Institute scientists plan to take part in international research launch to giant planet in 2022.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/01/2016 20:05
Israel accepted to UN space committee

Israel accepted to UN space committee

Israel admitted to UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space by a vote of 117 to 1, following intense diplomatic efforts.Nitsan Keidar, 30/10/2015 01:13
NASA, Israel Space Agency Sign Cooperation Deal

NASA, Israel Space Agency Sign Cooperation Deal

One small step for science: US-Israeli agreement to deepen cooperation over space exploration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2015 15:39
World Space Leaders to Attend Israel Space Event

World Space Leaders to Attend Israel Space Event

From Zion shall go forth Torah – as well as international discussions of breakthroughs in outer-space study.Hillel Fendel, 24/09/2015 15:32
Israeli Radiation Vest for Deep-Space Astronauts

Israeli Radiation Vest for Deep-Space Astronauts

Israeli company starts joint R&D with Lockheed Martin to have its gamma radiation defense shields adapted for deep-space exploration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2015 11:35
US and China Gear Up for Space Combat

US and China Gear Up for Space Combat

US commander warns China is building capabilities for crippling satellite warfare, details US weapons bringing fight past the stratosphere.Ari Yashar, 26/04/2015 16:31
India Becomes Fourth Nation With Mars Satellite

India Becomes Fourth Nation With Mars Satellite

Mars Orbiter Mission on Wednesday makes India first nation to complete entry on first try, and first Asian nation to the Red Planet.Ari Yashar, 24/09/2014 10:50
Stephen Hawking vs G-d on Creation of the Universe

Stephen Hawking vs G-d on Creation of the Universe

World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking told a packed audience in California this week the Big Bang did not require G-d for creation.Chana Ya'ar, 18/04/2013 11:43
Europe, Russia Launch Mars Mission

Europe, Russia Launch Mars Mission

The European Space Agency said it signed a deal on Thursday with its Russian counterpart to launch two unmanned missions to Mars.Arutz Sheva staff, 15/03/2013 02:12
Which Monkey Did Iran Send Into Space?

Which Monkey Did Iran Send Into Space?

Iran's recent announcement that it had successfully sent a monkey into space stirred questions on the Internet over image differences. Rachel Hirshfeld , 03/02/2013 11:50
Study: Space Travel May Accelerate Alzheimer's

Study: Space Travel May Accelerate Alzheimer's

Long journeys into space, including missions to Mars, could expose astronauts to levels of cosmic radiation harmful to the brain., 01/01/2013 18:19
Video, Photos: NASA | Earth at Night

Video, Photos: NASA | Earth at Night

The spectacular view of Earth at night time, acquired using new technology developed by NASA. , 07/12/2012 02:45
Israel to Host 2015 Int'l Space Conference

Israel to Host 2015 Int'l Space Conference

Israel has become one of the world's aeronautic space powers – and in 2015, will step up to host an international space conference.Chana Ya'ar, 07/10/2012 13:03
Israeli Refrigerator Goes to Mars with NASA

Israeli Refrigerator Goes to Mars with NASA

NASA’s Curiosity rover, currently taking pictures on Mars, is using a refrigerator developed and manufactured in northern Israel.Rachel Hirshfeld, 21/08/2012 10:38
SpaceIL's Dream: 'Fly Me to the Moon'

SpaceIL's Dream: 'Fly Me to the Moon'

Israel intends to become the third country in the world to land on the moon -- and the first to send the world's smallest spaceship there.Chana Ya'ar, 08/12/2011 18:51
Alternative Energy on Jupiter?

Alternative Energy on Jupiter?

Israeli researchers say that Jupiter, Venus and Saturn experience lightning storms 1,000 times more powerful than those on Earth. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 22/11/2011 19:06
Extraterrestrials Predicted Soon

Extraterrestrials Predicted Soon

A Russian scientist predicts we will be meeting extraterrestrials in two to three decades.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 28/06/2011 17:56
The Iranian Space Monkey Cometh

The Iranian Space Monkey Cometh

Iran says it plans to launch a monkey into space in preparation for a manned flight in 2020.Gabe Kahn., 17/06/2011 02:14
Space Camera Lab Launched

Space Camera Lab Launched

Elbit Systems has launched a national laboratory for the development of space cameras, such as the high-resolution “Jupiter” camera.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 28/03/2011 12:51
Israel and Europe Space Co-op

Israel and Europe Space Co-op

A first of its kind agreement on cooperation in space exploration was signed between Israel and the European Space Agency (ESA).Yoni Kempinski, 31/01/2011 04:14
Elbit Exhibits New Space Camera

Elbit Exhibits New Space Camera

Israel's latest "eye in the sky," produced by Elbit Systems, was unveiled Wednesday at the Ilan Ramon international space conference.Hana Levi Julian & Yoni Kempinski, 27/01/2010 14:19
Israeli Diamonds Fly in Space

Israeli Diamonds Fly in Space

Israeli diamonds now sparkle not only on happy Jewish women but also amidst twinkling stars, after Atlantis launched two of them into outer space.Malkah Fleisher, 22/12/2009 23:38