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.
After 2 hectic and wonderful months, we are saying goodbye to the International Space University.
International Space University conducts an annual rocketry launch competition during eash Space Studies program. participants from ISU's Engineering department are divided into international teams of four to design, construct and fly a rocket that will meet a set of difficult requirements for altitude, payload, data capture, and design style.