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Sunday, August 25 • 12:00 - 13:00
Fantastic voyage in Space

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Space travel is hard and landing something from space is even harder. For the first time in history, a private non-profitable organisation, SpaceIL, tried to land on the moon. What started with three engineers determined to win the $20M Google Lunar XPRIZE, ultimately became a great milestone in private space exploration. Who wants to go to the moon? So many things can go wrong during launch, travel, lunar capture, landing and communication. In this session, he'll explore some of the space challenges confronted and the fantastic story of "Beresheet" (the first Israeli spacecraft to the moon).

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Ilan Gadot

Ilan is the Electric Power System and Avionics Manager at SpaceIL (the first Israeli Spacecraft to the Moon). He has over 30 years experience in managing high-tech projects and has conducted a wide range of positions in the development of electronic systems, designed for extreme conditions... Read More →

Sunday August 25, 2019 12:00 - 13:00 SAST