June 2, 2024
Picture of A New Laboratory in ASRI!
The new Space Systems Laboratory was inaugurated last week, in time for the new semester opening. The instructional lab will provide students with the opportunity to acquire hands-on experience in space systems design and small satellite engineering.
March 14, 2024
Picture of Prof. Mark Psiaki, Virginia Tech, visiting ASRI for Sabbatical
Prof. Mark Psiaki, a world-renowned expert on GNSS, estimation and attitude determination from Virginia Tech, will spend a four-month sabbatical at ASRI starting mid-March of 2024, to work with ASRI researchers on satellite-based positioning systems.
January 15, 2024
Picture of See a new video depicting ASRI's Cool Earth project produced by bdpfilm
October 11, 2023
Picture of ASRI is grieving with Prof. Meir Ariel from TAU
Dan Ariel, son of Prof. Meir Ariel who is the head of the centre for Nano-Satellites and New Space at the university of Tel-Aviv, was murdered in the terrible Iron Swords war. ASRI is grieving with Prof. Meir Ariel and the family.
June 8, 2023
Picture of Cool Earth - A Technology Demonstrator Mission to Reduce Earth's Temperature
The Asher Space Research Institute at the Technion, in collaboration with the National Centre for Space and Science in the United Arab Emirates and ImageSat International, are developing a first-of-its-kind technological demonstrator to address the global climate crisis.
May 21, 2023
Picture of Dr. Guy Marcus won the Merhav Award
Dr. Guy Marcus, who has recently completed his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Pini Gurfil, won the prestigious Merhav Award for his research titled “Long-term Bounded Satellite Formation Flying around Mars and the Martian Moons”. Congratulations to Guy!
March 22, 2023
Picture of Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman, NASA'a 2nd Jewish astronaut, visited ASRI
Dr. Hoffman made five flights as a space shuttle astronaut, including the first mission to repair the Hubble space telescope.
October 25, 2022
Picture of Prof. Pini Gurfil wins ISF Grant
Prof. Pini Gurfil, ASRI member and former ASRI Director, wins October 2022 ISF Grant to study a new method to control satellite orbits using low-thrust propulsion. The new method, termed “Resonant Orbit Control”, attempts to modify satellite thrust in a certain periodic pattern, so as to achieve better fuel efficiency for long-term operation.
August 25, 2022
Picture of ASRI hosting the AE faculty's Control-Lab group
The Aerospace faculty is renovating its Control Laboratory, and in the meantime its people are being hosted in the ASRI building for the next few months. We wish them all a nice and productive stay with us, and hope that their lab will be all done and ready on time and as planned!
June 15, 2022
Picture of A visit from the Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA), Brazil
On June 12th, 2022, ASRI had a visit from the Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA), Brazil.