Mr. Ilan Mor, Ambassador of the State of Israel and Dr. Slobodan Danko Bosanac, President of the Adriatic Aerospace Association are pleased to invite you to a webinar entitled
“SpaceIL Beresheet program past and future and technology challenges” by Brig. General. (res.) Shimon Sarid.
The webinar will be held in English via the Zoom platform on the following link:
on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 , beginning at 16,00 hrs (Croatian time).
The lecture is expected to last for 60 minutes, followed by questions from the audience.
Brig. General (res.) Shimon Sarid gained experience in engineering, command, and management throughout his 28-year tenure with the Israeli Air Force Most recently, he headed the technical division for the IAF, and after that he held various leadership positions for defence contractor Elbit Systems, most notably as CEO of their Silver Arrow subsidiary and as the VP of their Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV division he initiated and led the development of the Hermes 900 UAV in addition to other projects during his tenure with Elbit).
Shimon Sarid graduated from Technion University in Haifa with a bachelor’s degree in Space and Aeronautics Engineering, and earned his masters through a joint degree program offered by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Boston University, focusing on science management.
“SpaceIL continues its educational activities meant to advance the next generation of Israeli scientists and engineers,” SpaceIL co-founder Kfir Damari said.
“Together with Shimon and under his leadership, we are confident that we can advance an additional space project and inspire more youths to learn – and study space and, most importantly, to work toward realizing their dreams”.