February 4, 2024
Picture of ASRI Director, Prof. Yoram Rozen, interviewed by the New York Times about the Cool Earth project
Could a Giant Parasol in Outer Space Help Solve the Climate Crisis? Interest in sun shields, once a fringe idea, has grown. Now, a team of scientists says it could launch a prototype within a few years.
January 23, 2024
Picture of Former ASRI Director, Prof. Ehud Behar, interviewed about some interesting dilemmas in lunar exploration
Can private companies carry NASA back to the Moon? The failure of recent missions highlights the challenges of relying on private entities to spearhead the US’s lunar ambitions.
October 5, 2023
Picture of Former ASRI Director, Prof. Ehud Behar, interviewed about the race to the moon
"The story of finding water on the moon, but also in different places in the solar system as part of our search for extra-terrestrial life is always exciting", said Ehud Behar, former director of the Norman and Helen ASRI in an interview with CNBC about the race to the moon.
June 7, 2023
Picture of Head of ASRI, Prof. Yoram Rozen, interviewed in the press about the new
The Asher Space Research Institute at the Technion, in collaboration with the National Centre for Space and Science in the United Arab Emirates and the Imagesat International, is developing a first-of-its-kind technological demonstrator to address the global climate crisis.
December 12, 2022
Picture of Prof. Gurfil interviewed on Amazon Web Services compute and machine learning services on an orbiting satellite
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has recently successfully ran AWS compute and machine learning services on an orbiting satellite in a first-of-its kind space experiment. Prof. Pini Gurfil, ASRI member and former ASRI Director, commentated on this experiment in an interview given to the Israeli Space Agency news website, explaining that this experiment is a potential breakthrough in on-orbit computing capabilities.
December 13, 2021
Picture of YNet article about ASRI member, Prof. Moran Bercovici's breakthrough research
In microgravity: Technion researchers have produced liquid lenses. The lab team of Prof. Moran Berkowitz participated in an experiment on a NASA airplane.
August 25, 2020
Picture of The Adelis-SAMSON project collaboration with IAI featured in the Jerusalem Post
Technion and IAI develop a unique nano-satellite receiver for distress signals. The satellites will be used to receive signals from Earth and to calculate the location of the transmission source for rescue purposes.