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Anti-radiation vest proved in space

The vest to protect astronauts against radiation from Israel’s StemRad (reported here previously) was worn by Jewish astronaut Jessica Meir on the International Space Station (ISS). Now StemRad has been awarded a grant to turn ISS plastic waste into radiation … Continue reading

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Radiation vest blasts off

The innovative radiation protective vest made by Israel’s StemRad has been reported here several times. (see here) It has just been taken to the International Space Station (ISS) where it will start six months of tests. https://worldisraelnews.com/israeli-radiation-vest-blasts-off-to-space-station-for-testing/

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Radiation vest is going to the Moon

I reported previously (30th Apr) that the radiation protection vest from Israel’s StemRad will be tested on NASA’s first Orion deep space mission.  The date for that has now been set for June 2020 and its destination will be the … Continue reading

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Investment in Israeli startups (8/11/20)

ION Acquisition raised $225 million; Else Nutrition raised C$25.7 million; BioProtect raised $25 million; Omnix Medical raised $8.5 million; Navina raised $7 million; Nurami raised $6 million; CAPS Medical raised $3.5 million;

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Radiation protection for astronauts

More details on the radiation protection suit being developed by Israel’s StemRad that I mentioned here in last week’s newsletter. StemRad is working with US defense giant Lockheed-Martin to develop a version of its gamma-ray shielding vest for use in … Continue reading

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From the Moon to Mars

As NASA (and the world) celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first human to walk on the Moon, this video highlights the cosmic radiation protection vest from Israel’s StemRad that will eventually enable the first human to walk on Mars. … Continue reading

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Israel’s involvement in Orion space project

The launch date for EM-1 – the first of NASA’s Orion deep space exploratory missions – has been moved to Dec 2019 when it will test the innovative radiation protection suit from Israel’s StemRad. EM-2, scheduled for 2023, will use … Continue reading

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