UAE Flag Day 2021 typified the country’s passion and relentless pursuit of the cosmos when Etihad Airways launched the Gulf nation’s flag into space
UAE no longer emerging space nation; it’s an established player: International Astronautical Federation
Speaking with the Emirates News Agency (WAM), Pascale Ehrenfreund, President of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), said the space sector has become extremely vibrant as more emerging countries and commercial players are entering it.
“Our goal is clear: To accelerate the development of innovation.”
The United Arab Emirates plans to send a probe on a five-year journey to land on and collect data from an asteroid between Mars and Jupiter, the Associated Press reported. The UAE announced the ambitious mission Tuesday, the newest goal in the Middle Eastern country’s space program.
Yahsat has selected SpaceX to launch its next-generation Thuraya mobile connectivity satellite in 2023, the companies announced Sept. 8.
A new research centre in Abu Dhabi will use the UAE desert as a testing ground to explore how space technology can help food production thrive in challenging climates – on Earth and beyond.
The UAE has announced that two Emiratis, Abdullah Al Hammadi and Saleh Al Ameri, will participate in a space research programme that will require months of near-isolation to replicate the long journey to Mars.
The UAE’s Nora al-Matrooshi, the 28-year-old mechanical engineer has dreamt about space since she was a girl, learning about planets and stars at school