A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on Monday, March 27, involving the Technion, the Slovak Space Office, and the Slovak Technical University, in the presence of the Israeli Space Agency. The signing ceremony took place as part of the visit of the Slovak President, Mr. Kiska, to the Technion. The MoU reflects the interest of the parties to collaborate on nanosatellite technologies research and development. To see the news release, click here.
Assoc. Prof. Pini Gurfil, Director of ASRI, was interviewed for the Russian channel 9, about the SAMSON satellite mission. To watch the interview, click here.
Assoc. Prof. Pini Gurfil was interviewed by Yedioth Ahronoth - Mamon about reusable launch vehicles. The article featured a discussion on the RLVs of Spacex and Blue Origin, see the article here.
Technion’s SAMSON nanosatellite project, led by Prof.
The Jerusalem Report featured the article “Satellites that Tango” on June 15, 2015 about the SAMSON satellite mission. The article featured interviews with Assoc. Prof. Pini Gurfil and Prof. Chaim Eshed.
The Space Autonomous Mission for Swarming and Geolocation with Nano-satellites (SAMSON), a new satellite mission, led by the Technion and supported by the Israeli space industries, is featured in