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More than rocket science: Space Plasmatics aims to power green rockets in space

More satellites are filling up the night sky, from SpaceX’s broadband-providing Starlink constellation to various Earth observation microsatellites, launched to help monitor changes in climate and vegetation. “Never have there been so many objects sent into space. It’s a huge paradigm shift,” Space Plasmatics co-founder, CTO, and CEO Dr. Igal Kronhaus told CTech in an …

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Satellite images suggest Iran preparing for rocket launch

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran appeared to be readying for a space launch Tuesday as satellite images showed a rocket on a rural desert launch pad, just as tensions remain high over Tehran’s nuclear program. The images from Maxar Technologies showed a launch pad at Imam Khomeini Spaceport in Iran’s rural Semnan province, …

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IDF jets to patrol Gaza during Jerusalem flag march over rocket threats

Israeli planes are set to patrol the skies of the Gaza Strip during the contentious Jerusalem flag marchprepared to respond immediately to any potential rocket launches from the Hamas-controlled enclave, military said Sunday. Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh last week warning Israel about going ahead with the nationalistic march marking the Jerusalem Day, which could potentially …

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Syria: 10 killed, 9 wounded in rocket attack on bus: State media | news

Attackers hit a military bus with an anti-tank rocket in the west of Aleppo province, state news agency SANA reported. A rocket attack on a military bus has killed 10 soldiers and wounded nine more in northwest Syria, the country’s state news agency SANA reported. The death toll is the heaviest reported in pro-government ranks …

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Interview: With radars and UAVs, Israel’s IAI diving ‘full force’ into US market

ELTA’s MMR (ELM-2084) is a mobile S-Band radar featuring an advanced 4D Active Electronically Steered Array (AESA) for Air Defense, Surveillance and Artillery Weapon Location (WLR) missions. (Image via IAI) TEL AVIV: Israel Aerospace Industries, Israel’s largest defense firm, is seeking to dramatically deepen its inroads in the US market, IAI President and CEO Boaz …

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“When you are a base, you’re like a parent, the responsibility is yours, and I’m good

Yuval Tal – Managing Partner of Team8 Fintech, founder and former president of Payoneer “Five years ago we celebrated a bar mitzvah for my son, and the camera crew said their dream was to shoot at the Burning Man Festival in Nevada. I said, ‘I have a lot of frequent flyer points with United, let’s …

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Israel to close Gaza crossing after rocket attacks | Human Rights News

Move comes after Israeli army accused Hamas of firing three rockets into Israel late on Friday. Israel will close its only crossing for Palestinian workers coming from the Gaza Strip after it said three rockets were fired from the besieged territory, as tensions continue to mount during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The move, …

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Israel strikes Gaza Strip as tensions soar | Gaza News

No casualties or injuries have been reported after Israel said it struck a Hamas weapons manufacturing site. Israeli warplanes launched a strike in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, targeting what the military said was a Hamas weapons manufacturing site. No casualties or injuries have been reported by the Palestinian Health Ministry. The Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades …

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Israel intercepts rocket fired from Gaza as tensions soar

Issued on: 18/04/2022 – 20:53 Palestinian militants fired a rocket into southern Israel for the first time in months on Monday, in a potentially major escalation after clashes at a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem and a wave of attacks and military raids elsewhere. Israel said it intercepted the rocket, and there were no immediate …

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