A view of the Holy Mosque of Makkah captured by KhalifaSat.
UAE's KhalifaSat has captured a breathtaking picture from space of the Holy Mosque in Makkah in Saudi Arabia.
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre tweeted the image with the caption, “A picture from space of the Holy Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, taken by #KhalifaSat…”
The first-ever Emirati-designed and made satellite, weighs in at just 330 kg. It contains an advanced positioning system that allows a large number of 3D images to be captured at once, with excellent accuracy and speed. The images will be used to detect the effects of global warming, ensure responsible urban planning and management, and aid relief efforts for natural disasters. KhalifaSat has a planned mission life of five years.
KhalifaSat captures and deliver high-quality detailed images of Earth to the ground station at MBRSC in Dubai. This service is assisting government organisations and private sector enterprises all over the world.
MBRSC has given the online community a chance to direct questions to Hazzaa AlMansoori through the hashtag #AskHazzaa. He will then answer selected questions during the live sessions.
Divyasri’s one kidney was transplanted in Dubai and another in Abu Dhabi, while the liver was transplanted in Saudi Arabia.
India is looking to take a giant leap in its space programme and solidify its place among the world's spacefaring nations with its second unmanned mission to the moon, this one aimed at landing a rover near the unexplored south pole.
There are seven “fixed clinics” across the country at the ongoing 10-day Pink Caravan Ride free breast cancer awareness-cum-consultations of the Sharjah-based charity organization Friends of Cancer Patients.
A biotechnologist from Japan said mesenchymal stem cells from the bone marrow of the healthy and the young, cures inflammatory conditions and so far, some illnesses.
The Dubai Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced two out of 11 defendants to 10 years in jail for one of them and 7 years to the other to be followed by deportation on charges of fraud and stealing Dhs27 million.
An Arab man should be executed for premeditatedly murdering his friend after stabbing his heart, and claiming his life during a quarrel between them, the Ajman Criminal Court has ruled. The parents of the victim have refused the blood money.