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Oct 2012-Oct 2014
Welcome to the page of SGAC Israel! Since 2002, when the first Israeli delegates participated at the World Space Congress, Israeli students and young space professionals have become part of the global Space Generation. Israel has a developed local aerospace industry, building and launching its own satellites. There is also a strong interest in space education and activities, including space research, astronomy and more.
The local student activities are concentrated at the aerospace faculty at the Technion and Tel-Aviv University. The activities include lectures, space education projects and more. Many young space professionals study at the International Space University, build CubeSats and participate in space networking activities.
Israel will host the International Astrunautical Congress - IAC in Jerusalem, 2015!
Young Space Activities Overview
The local student activities are concentrated at the aerospace faculty at the Technion, and the astronomy club at the Tel-Aviv University. The activities include lectures, space education projects and more.
Many young space professionals study at the International Space University, build cubesats and participate in space networking activities, including Yuri’s Night. The local astronomy association is also a place to be for young people interested in space.
Country-Specific Activities in 2013
Interesting Weblinks for the Young Generation in Israel
Space Educational Projects
Ramon SpaceLab and NSL Satellites Ltd - Scientific experiments onboard the ISS as part of an educational project for school children
Herzliya Space Laboratory
Space Week and Space Education Conference
SpaceIL educational activities
Nano-satellite & CubeSats Projects
SAMSON project - Technion
Duchifat-1 - A CubeSat developed and built by secondary school students
INSA - Israeli Nano-Satellite Association & the InKlajn-1 CubeSat
Going to the Moon
SpaceIL - SpaceIL is an Israeli team competing for the Google Lunar X Prize, their mission is to make Israel the third country in the world to place a flag on the Moon.
More Interesting Links
Annual International Ilan Ramon Space Conference
Israel Space Agency
Technion Aerospace Faculty
Israel Astronomical Association
Tel-Aviv University Astronomy Club
Tel-Aviv University department of astrophysics