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Israel’s lunar lander to launch Thursday

PHOTO: Apollo 16 landed on the moon in 1972. Courtesy NASA Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries announced Feb. 18 that Israel’s inaugural voyage to the moon – the world’s first privately funded lunar mission – will begin on Feb. 21 at approximately 8:45 p.m. EST, when the lunar lander “Beresheet” (“In the Beginning”)…


NASA solar probe’s imager was made by Israeli company

IMAGE: Parker Solar Probe approaching the sun. Image via Shutterstock with elements furnished by NASA; from Israel21c     By Abigail Klein Leichman Israel 21c   Onboard NASA’s breakthrough Parker Solar Probe mission is a high-performance CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) imager made by Israel-headquartered TowerJazz in collaboration with nonprofit research center SRI International of California…