12:00 pm
New Frontiers in the Space Race

NASA and the Israel Space Agency have been collaborating for many years but have now reached a new stage of partnership where both public and private initiatives are planned and advanced. While the Space.IL project last year advanced Israel internationally as one of only four countries to reach the Lunar orbit, numerous commercial, educational, medical, environmental and technological initiatives are continuing to be developed. Israel continues to contribute valuable scientific and technological innovations for this global effort and is now preparing to send the second Israeli on a space mission.This program will examine the importance of space collaboration between the two countries and the international space station from the perspective of the Chief Scientist of NASA and the head of International relations for the Israel Space Agency.In addition, we will showcase several technology breakthroughs in the "New Space" industry from Israeli entrepreneurs in the fields of:Remote SensingMicro-laboratories in spaceMicro- satellite communicationsInspiring next generation students in STEM fields Streamed live from Israel and the United States, the program will feature: Greetings by: Dr. Andy DavidDirector of Innovation, Entrepreneurship & TechnologyMinistry of Foreign Affairs, Israel Gil PellegSenior Advisor on Strategy and International CooperationIsraeli Space Agency Dr. Jacob CohenChief ScientistNASA Ames Research Center Daniel RockbergerNSLComm Kfir DamariSerial Entrepreneur and Co-FounderSpaceIL Dr. Yossi YaminNew-Space EntrepreneurFounder, SpacePharma SA Lauren GuyCTO & FounderUtilis Corp. Host: Wayne L. FirestoneExecutive DirectorAmerica-Israel Friendship League Please share with your friends and family and register on Zoom or watch live on AIFL's Facebook page.