Chief Scientist of the Ministry Of Science And Technology, Dr. Alexander Bligh, will visit ASRI.
Dr. Worden will talk about the Breakthrough Starshot challenge that aims to demonstrate a proof of concept for ultra-fast radiation-driven Nano- crafts, and lay the foundations for a first launch to Alpha Centauri within the next generation.
The recent progress in small satellite technology allows to consider scientific missions based even on very small satellites (cube and nanosats). The scientific instrumentation can be miniaturized to be used as payloads in these satellites, including UV and X-ray telescopes.
A delegation from Chile comes to visit ASRI, in order to know more about Israel Space Innovation. The delegation will include Ambassador of Chile, Monica Jimenez, Allan Najum, DCM Embassy of Chile (coordinator), and Col Miguel Marguirot, Defense & Air Attaché.