A gargantuan mission calls for an exceptional vision. The UAE is blessed with a leadership that believes the journey of development will always remain a race for excellence.
South Korea’s space industry and Korea Aerospace Research Institute, KARI, have been closely cooperating in the development of Earth observation satellites with the UAE over the past ten years
Representatives from Abu Dhabi Airports greeted the delegation at the VIP Terminal and congratulated them on the successful launch of the Hope probe on 20 July from the Tanegashima launch pad in Japan.
The UAE will mark the 50th anniversary of its unification with "Hope", an unmanned spacecraft expected to reach its target in February after being launched on July 15 from Japan's Tanegashima Space Centre.
The UAE Cabinet, chaired by Sheikh Mohammed issued a resolution restructuring the Board of Directors of the UAE Space Agency, headed by Sarah Bint Yousif Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Sciences.
The well-known physicist and author Stephen Hawking once said, “Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist.
All kinds of things have been sent to space. Tesla founder Elon Musk has dispatched a model of his famous Tesla Roadster vehicle to space.
The new satellite MBZ-SAT is named after His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
Overseen by the UAE Space Agency, the programme will equip young Arab researchers, scientists, inventors and creative talents with skills and expertise required to lead a career in the growing space sector.