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Technion projects are to be tested onboard the International Space Station, as part of the Ramon Foundation and the Israeli Ministry of Science and Technology’s “Rakia Mission”. One of these projects is being led by ASRI member, 
On November 3rd two analog astronauts, Dr. Gernot Grömer, director of Austrian Space Forum, and Mr. Alon Tenzer, gave a very interesting talk about the 'Back from Mars - AMADEE20' project, that was held in the Negev desert in Israel.
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!
The Adelis-SAMSON satellites were sent today to Ben-Gurion Airport, en route to the Netherlands, where the company ISILaunch will integrate the satellites with the deployers.
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”.