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Israeli stamps show the first Torah scroll flown in space

Israeli stamps show the first Torah scroll flown in space

New set of Israeli stamps features Jewish-American astronaut Jeffrey Hoffman bringing Torah into space during 1985 mission.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 27/11/2019 07:36
Meet the scientist who went to the moon without a spaceship

Meet the scientist who went to the moon without a spaceship

Moon rocks still awe, and scientists hope to get their hands on more.NPR, 09/07/2019 04:12
Travel through God's creation at 17,500 miles per hour

Travel through God's creation at 17,500 miles per hour

God's creation from an unusual angle: Life in the International Space Station.Walter Bingham, 29/03/2019 18:19
Report: Iran successfully tests spacecraft

Report: Iran successfully tests spacecraft

Iranian media outlet claims Tehran regime succeeds in testing of Simorgh space vehicle, capable of deploying satellites into space.David Rosenberg, 27/07/2017 15:58
Knesset to discuss future of Israel space program

Knesset to discuss future of Israel space program

The Knesset Committee of Science and Technology is to discuss on Sunday the consequences and implications of the Amos-6 explosion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2016 13:03
'The space program is standing on shifting sand'

'The space program is standing on shifting sand'

MK Nahman Shai (Zionist Union) blasted the current shaky status of the Israeli space program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2016 13:14
An Israeli astronaut coming to space in 2020?

An Israeli astronaut coming to space in 2020?

Israel's Science Minister meets in Washington with NASA chief to discuss possibility of Israeli astronaut joining future NASA mission.Hezki Baruch, 11/02/2016 10:04
Amid War, Assad Approves New Space Agency

Amid War, Assad Approves New Space Agency

Syria's cabinet decides to establish a "space agency", despite the ongoing civil war that has killed more than 140,000.Elad Benari, 20/03/2014 04:12
Iran: We Launched a Monkey Into Space - Again

Iran: We Launched a Monkey Into Space - Again

Iranian state television claims it launched another monkey into space, this time using liquid fuel.Tova Dvorin, 16/12/2013 22:11
Iran Planning to Send More Animals Into Space

Iran Planning to Send More Animals Into Space

A monkey, a mouse, a rabbit, or a cat? Iran's Space Agency claims at least one of these animals will be sent to space.Elad Benari, 11/09/2013 05:45
McCain Tweet Compares Ahmadinejad to Monkey

McCain Tweet Compares Ahmadinejad to Monkey

Sen. McCain came under fire after posting tweet comparing Ahmadinejad to the monkey the Iranian government claims it launched into space. Rachel Hirshfeld , 05/02/2013 09:48
Ahmadinejad Wants to Be First Iranian Astronaut

Ahmadinejad Wants to Be First Iranian Astronaut

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced that he is willing to be the first Iranian sent into space on behalf of the nation’s space program. Rachel Hirshfeld , 04/02/2013 17:27
Photos: Welcome to Mars

Photos: Welcome to Mars

Curiosity photos from Mars show “Mount Sharp,” 3.4 miles high. NASA scientists call the descent and landing a “miracle of engineering.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu and Reuters, 07/08/2012 13:02
Landing on Mars after ‘Seven Minutes of Terror’

Landing on Mars after ‘Seven Minutes of Terror’

The Mars science rover Curiosity landed on the Martian surface Monday after passing through what NASA called “seven minutes of terror.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu and Reuters, 06/08/2012 08:46
$1 Million Gift to ‘Go into Outer Space’

$1 Million Gift to ‘Go into Outer Space’

An anonymous $1 million gift to Ben Gurion University from a Florida couple will help scientists expand Israel’s space research.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/06/2012 02:12
NASA Astronaut Gives IAF Cadets Some Space

NASA Astronaut Gives IAF Cadets Some Space

Col. William McArthur talks shop with future pilots, learns about the Knights of the Orange Tail.Gil Ronen, 07/02/2012 10:33
Space Budget Lifts Off: From NIS 10M to 165M

Space Budget Lifts Off: From NIS 10M to 165M

Finance Minister and Science and Technology Ministers agree on huge boost to Israel's space projects.Gil Ronen, 29/01/2012 21:57
Will Israeli Flag be the Third on Moon?

Will Israeli Flag be the Third on Moon?

SpaceIl team in Google's $30M lunar contest aims to land an unmanned vehicle on the moon, transmit images back to earth.Gil Ronen, 11/11/2011 11:54