Bookstore Glossary Library Links News Publications Timeline Virtual Israel Experience
Anti-Semitism Biography History Holocaust Israel Israel Education Myths & Facts Politics Religion Travel US & Israel Vital Stats Women
donate subscribe Contact About Home

Science & Technology: Israel Launches First Satellite

(September 1988)

In September 1988, Israel became one of the few countries in the world capable of launching a satellite into space. The launch caught the United States by surprise and the following document is a State Department cable discussing the satellite and its implications.

Click here to read the entire document.

Source: U.S. State Department