Israeli Spacecraft ‘Beresheet’ Heads for the Moon Today!

🚀🇮🇱🌝 HISTORIC: Israeli spacecraft named ‘Beresheet’, which is Hebrew for Genesis, will be Israel’s first mission to the moon! The unmanned spacecraft is loaded with a time capsule that gives a glimpse into Israeli life past and present. Some of the items in the capsule include: a Holocaust survivor’s story, […]

“From space, Israel looks just like it is: very small and very beautiful” – Ilan Ramon

“From space, Israel looks just like it is: very small and very beautiful” – Ilan Ramon 16 years ago, February 1st 2003, we lost Col. Ilan Ramon, an Israeli Air Force fighter pilot & Israel’s 1st astronaut for NASA. Ramon was the space shuttle payload specialist of STS-107, the fatal […]

WE REMEMBER: Ilan Ramon

On this day in 1954, Israel’s first astronaut, Ilan Ramon was born. He tragically lost his life along with six other astronauts aboard the Columbia Space Shuttle in 2003. The son of a Holocaust survivor and a colonel in the Israeli Air Force, Ramon served Israel, the Jewish people, and […]