ASRI is thrilled that Prof. Michael Keidar joined the ranks of the institute. Prof. Keidar, a leading world expert in Plasma Physics and electric propulsion from George Washington University in Washington DC, US, will spend the fall semester with us as a visiting professor at the Aerospace engineering department.
The experiments were carefully selected by a scientific-technological committee appointed by the Ramon Foundation and the Israeli Ministry of Science and Technology; Eytan Stibbe is set to fly to the International Space Station in early
On Monday, March 22nd 2021, the Adelis-SAMSON satellites were successfully launched
Some photos from Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Our Adelis-SAMSON satellites are getting readied to be launched this coming Saturday, March 20!
Starting January 1, 2021, Prof. Yoram Rozen from the Physics Department is replacing Prof. Pini Gurfil as ASRI's director. Prof. Gurfil served as director for the past 6 years, leading the ASRI team and the Institute according to the vision he set when assuming the position: “A world-class research institute, committed to excellence in the art and practice of space technology and space science”.
The Adelis-SAMSON satellites are nearing launch. The 3 CubeSats will be shipped in a few weeks to the Netherlands, where they will be integrated with the deployers (PODs) and then shipped to Baikonur for launch on board the Soyuz launcher.The Adelis-SAMSON team has been working diligently to complete the final software tests, and get the satellites ready for launch.
Dr. Vladimir Martinusi will be joining ASRI as a visiting lecturer in November 2020. Vladimir is a graduate of the Faculty of Mathematics from the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University in Iasi, Romania (1999).