SpaceIL has signed a contract with the Swedish leading space company AAC Clyde Space and ordered Sirius avionics subsystem for the landers for an amount of 616 thousand dollars. We are excited about this significant step meaning we are of moving from planning to execution of the Berseheet2 spacecraft.
The subsystem will be provided during the first quarter of 2024 and will contain the flight software which performs all the mission tasks including communication with Earth, monitoring and handling failures, and management of the automatic landing system.
"SpaceIL is a non-profit organization aimed to inspire the next generation of scientists, engineers and dreamers by executing highly challenging scientific and educational space missions in deep space. SpaceIL is excited to work together with AAC Clyde Space all the way to the moon" says SpaceIL CEO Shimon Sarid
. “The Moon is an increasingly popular destination for spacecraft and our sub systems are proving to be an ideal solution for these demanding missions. I am delighted that AAC Clyde Space is continuing to help pave the way for this new era of lunar exploration,” says AAC Clyde Space CEO Luis Gomes.