BD Israel Program co-sponsored with AIPAC - To the Moon and Back
Yoni Winetraub – Israel in Space
Followed by an Israeli falafel dinner
SpaceIL’s achievements, challenges, technology and lessons learned in starting a private space program!
The inspiring story of SpaceIL, an Israeli organization that hopes to make Israel the fourth country ever to land a spacecraft on the moon.
SpaceIL is an Israeli non-profit organization participating in the Google Lunar XPRIZE, an international competition to land an unmanned spacecraft on the Moon. Yariv Bash, Kfir Damari and Yonatan Winetraub founded SpaceIL in 2010 with a focus on inspiring children and promoting education and scientific exploration. The potential prize money will be used to ensure that Israel will continue to live up to its reputation for excellence in science, engineering, technology and math.