Voices from the field
JFK's Legacy Lives on in SpaceIL
"Our mission is to put Israel at the forefront of space exploration. To quote President Kennedy: 'Not because it is easy, but because it is hard.'"
- Yariv Bash, co-founder, SpaceIL
The iCenter's role of developing and distributing resources for educators aims to connect children with the exciting story of Team SpaceIL. As a starting point, consider showing this video to a group of young people to start a conversation.
- In the video, Yariv says that so much has changed in the 70 years since his grandfather was forced to be a scientist for Germany. What do you think he means?
- What inspired Yariv to create Team SpaceIL?
- How does it make you feel to think of Israel becoming the third country—after the United States and Russia—to land a spaceship on the moon?
Join the mission by visiting SpaceIL.com!