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Emirati teachers take part in Honeywell Educators Programme in U.S

Posted on 19/06/2017

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and long-term partner, the U.S. Space & Rocket Centre (USSRC), are welcoming four UAE-based teachers amongst 200 middle school teachers from 33 countries and 45 U.S. states and territories to the Honeywell Educators at Space Academy (HESA). Over the course of two consecutive weeks, from June 14 to 27, teachers will experience a unique opportunity to re-ignite their passion for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. Honeywell Hometown Solutions, the ...  >>MORE

Global Space Congress discusses latest space technologies

Posted on 01/02/2017

Experts at the Global Space Congress, which opened here on Tuesday discussed the latest technologies in space exploration and ways to strengthen international efforts to develop this vital sector. The International Astronautical Federation also revealed plans to establish an international innovation agenda in the field of astronautics, in a bid to keep up with current challenges in the space sector. The Congress further offered a platform to strengthen international efforts and forge ...  >>MORE

Abu Dhabi to host Global Space Congress on Tuesday

Posted on 31/01/2017

Heads of space agencies, executives from leading space and aviation companies, government ministers and prominent academics and researchers will gather tomorrow in Abu Dhabi for the Global Space Congress. The Arab space experts will also gather under one roof to discuss ways of strengthening joint cooperation between Arab states in the space sector. The international event is set to be held in Abu Dhabi under the patronage of Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness ...  >>MORE

Genes in Space UAE finalists announced

Posted on 22/11/2016

Five finalist teams in the first UAE Genes in Space student competition, that has the goal of designing an experiment using DNA analysis to solve a real-life space exploration problem, were announced on Monday. The finalist set of student proposals include investigations to protect astronaut DNA from radiation damage, engineer biological medicines in space, and assess the impacts of microgravity on human physiology, said the UAE Space Agency and The National newspaper, which organise the ...  >>MORE

DNA experiment to be conducted at interactive ‘Genes in Space' workshop

Posted on 22/08/2016

A one-day workshop for high school teachers and students will be held in advance of the ‘Genes in Space' competition. The workshop will provide an inside look at the scientific challenges of analysing DNA in space. Applications for the contest will open at http://www.genesinspace.org/contest-uae on 1st September. The free workshop will be held at the Emirates College for Advanced Education in Abu Dhabi ...  >>MORE

UAE Space Agency, Mubadala and Lockheed Martin launch comprehensive space-based workforce development programme

Posted on 11/08/2016

ABU DHABI, 11th August, 2016 (WAM) - Global technology leader Lockheed Martin, the UAE Space Agency and Mubadala Development Company on Wednesday launched a space-based workforce training programme to develop emerging leaders in the UAE space industry. The Space Fundamentals Training Programme for early career professionals across the UAE aerospace industry titled Generation Space will run for the next four months and includes training in the UAE and the United States (US). The programme ...  >>MORE

Inaugural Global Space Congress to shed light on growing UAE space sector

Posted on 01/08/2016

The UAE Space Agency will be hosting the inaugural Global Space Congress (GSC) in Abu Dhabi under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. As investments from the UAE in the space sector surpass AED 20 billion, the UAE Space Agency continues with its drive towards developing international connections and increasing knowledge transfer within the industry. Therefore, the Global Space Congress (GSC), ...  >>MORE

US firm sets UAE course for the stars

Posted on 21/07/2016

Emirati scientists and engineers will soon be trained by world-renowned space agencies, including Nasa, through a programme launched by Lockheed Martin at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology. The four-month training course, which begins next month in collaboration with the UAE Space Agency, will send up to 20 aerospace professionals from across the country to the US to learn more about space flight and orbital mechanics. "We want to inspire the next generation of Emiratis as part of ...  >>MORE

UAE Space Agency marks second anniversary

Posted on 18/07/2016

The UAE Space Agency is celebrating its second anniversary, reflecting on its remarkable achievement since its establishment, said a top official. These successes include developing and integrating the UAE national space sector, launching the agency's strategy and signing several important MoUs with prominent global space industry players, remarked its chairman Dr. Khalifa Al Romaithi. "With our solid foundation, we reaffirm our absolute commitment to the nation, and to raising the UAE's ...  >>MORE

Mohammed shares father's 50-year-old space stamp

Posted on 18/07/2016

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler, tweeted a historic stamp issued by his father, late Shaikh Rashid, 50 years ago. The historic stamp was issued by the visionary leader, celebrating space sciences. "We dreamed of such future ideas," Sheikh Mohammed tweeted. – Khaleej Times - >>MORE

The National holds 'webinar' for ‘Genes in Space’ competition

Posted on 29/06/2016

The National newspaper is organising a webinar, or web-based seminar, for students, teachers and other parties involved in the ‘Genes in Space' competition, part of the National Space Programme, on Wednesday. The event aims to help participants develop competitive presentations by identifying the challenges facing DNA analysis in outer space. Winners of the contest, which is being organised in collaboration with the UAE Space Agency and the Boeing Company, will have the opportunity to observe ...  >>MORE

UAE Space Agency and Lockheed Martin partner to train next generation of UAE national space talent

Posted on 27/06/2016

The UAE Space Agency has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with Global technology leader, Lockheed Martin, to launch a comprehensive dual-track space training programme for students and early career professionals in space fundamentals. Designed to prepare tomorrow's Emirati leaders for future careers in space, the programme will feature a comprehensive four-month space training programme that will take place at the Lockheed Martin Centre for Innovation and Security Solutions in Masdar ...  >>MORE

UAE and NASA working together to make the impossible possible, Ramadan Majlis hears

Posted on 14/06/2016

The UAE and NASA are working together to help make the impossible possible and turn science fiction into fact, a former astronaut told a Ramadan Majlis in the capital. "We are going on a journey to Mars, " Charles Bolden told an audience that included Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces. "You're going to help us turn the impossible into the possible and science fiction into fact because that's what we do at NASA." The ...  >>MORE

Mohammed bin Rashid receives NASA Administrator

Posted on 14/06/2016

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has received Charles Bolden, Administrator of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and members of the delegation accompanying him. The pair spoke about scientific issues and efforts to harness space technology for peaceful and non-politicised purposes to serve all humanity. Sheikh Mohammed welcomed all forms of constructive cooperation between the UAE Space ...  >>MORE

UAE Space Agency, NASA sign significant outer space, aeronautics cooperation agreement

Posted on 13/06/2016

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United States have entered into an agreement to cooperate in aeronautics research, and the exploration and use of airspace and outer space for peaceful purposes, working together in the peaceful use of outer space for the benefit of humanity. UAE Space Agency Chairman Dr. Khalifa Al Romaithi and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden formalised and signed the agreement Sunday at a meeting in Abu Dhabi. The United Arab Emirates and the United States of America ...  >>MORE

Emirates Space Agency and Kazakh Space Committee sign MoU

Posted on 01/06/2016

ASTANA: The Emirates Space Agency and the Space Committee of the Ministry of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, to determine frameworks of mutual cooperation in the field of exploration and the peaceful use of outer space, as well as the exchange of information and experiences, scientific research and space technology. The MoU was signed at the National Space Centre in the Kazakh capital, Astana, by Dr. Khalifa Mohammed Al Rumaithi, ...  >>MORE

UAE Space Agency, Government of Japan sign MoU

Posted on 15/05/2016

The UAE Space Agency has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Government of Japan, on safe space exploration and strategic cooperation in the short and long terms. The MoU was signed in Tokyo by Dr. Khalifa Mohammed Al Rumaithi, Chairman of the UAE Space Agency. On the Japanese side, it was signed by Dr. Tsutomu Tomioka, State Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Yosuke Takagi, State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, and Yasuyuki Sakai, ...  >>MORE

UAE to participate in SpaceOps 2016

Posted on 12/05/2016

The UAE Space Agency announced on Tuesday its participation in the 14th International Conference on Space Operations (SpaceOps 2016) which will take place in Daejeon Convention Centre in South Korea, from May 16 to 20. The UAE Space Agency will use the platform as an opportunity to share experiences and challenges with the international space community. Organised by the International Committee for Technical Exchange of Space Mission Operations and Ground-based Data System and hosted this ...  >>MORE

UAE Space Agency concludes participation in Colorado Space Symposium

Posted on 20/04/2016

COLORADO: he UAE Space Agency has concluded its participation in the 32nd Space Symposium, which took place in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA, where it presented the latest developments within the UAE space sector. The agency concluded its participation by signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the US Strategic Command that regulates a framework for cooperation in space flight safety and increases space situational awareness. The MoU was signed by Dr. Khalifa Al Romaithi, Chairman of the ...  >>MORE

UAE Space Agency and US Strategic Command sign SSA agreement

Posted on 14/04/2016

COLARADO: The United Arab Emirates Space Agency (UAESA) and the US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) have agreed to share space situational awareness (SSA) services. The agreement was signed at the 32nd Space Symposium held in Colorado by Dr Khalifa Al Romaithi, the UAESA Chairman, and US Air Force Maj. Gen. Clinton E. Crosier, USSTRATCOM Director of Plans and Policy. "We are proud to sign this important agreement that further solidifies the bilateral UAE and US space relationship and will ...  >>MORE

UAE Space Agency, Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre sign agreements with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, MHI

Posted on 23/03/2016

The UAE Space Agency yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to strengthen co-operation in space activities exploration for peaceful purposes and use of outer space for peaceful purposes. The MoU was signed by Dr. Khalifa Mohammed Al Rumaithi, Acting Chairman of the Board of Directors, UAE Space Agency, and Dr. Naoki Okumura, President, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, at the St. Regis Abu Dhabi Hotel. The Mohammed bin Rashid Space ...  >>MORE

UAE Space Agency, UK Space Agency sign MoU

Posted on 27/02/2016

The UAE Space Agency has signed a significant memorandum of understanding with the United Kingdom Space Agency, aiming to facilitate collaboration between the two agencies in the short and long terms. The MoU was signed in London during a visit this week by a high-level delegation, including Dr. Khalifa Al Romaithi, Chairman of the UAE Space Agency and by Dr. Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Director General of the UAE Space Agency, who met with senior officials from the UK Space Agency. The MoU ...  >>MORE

UAE Space Agency discusses future cooperation with NASA

Posted on 17/02/2016

The UAE Space Agency and the United States' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) are discussing future cooperation. A meeting at the UAE Space Agency's headquarters in Abu Dhabi brought together officials from the two agencies to discuss ways of strengthening partnership and work. The delegation led by Badri Younes, NASA Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of Space Communications and Navigation (SCAN), was welcomed by Dr. Eng. Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Director ...  >>MORE

UAE Space Agency in co-operation deal with Italy's ASI

Posted on 27/01/2016

The UAE Space Agency has signed a deal with the Italian Space Agency (ASI) to strengthen joint strategic co-operation between the two agencies in the short and long terms. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed during a visit made this week by a high-level delegation, including representatives from ASI and the Italian Embassy in the UAE, who met with key actors in the UAE space sector, said a statement. The visit complemented the terms of the agreement approved by the two sides ...  >>MORE

UAE Space Agency participates in Japan Space Week

Posted on 15/01/2016

The UAE Space Agency announced yesterday its participation in Japan Space Week, an event organised by the Japanese Embassy in the UAE to celebrate Japanese achievements in space. Japan Space Week is running from 17th to 20th January and is focused on strengthening mutual relations and sharing expertise in space sciences and applications between the two countries. It will involve several meetings and panel discussions on space policies in both Japan and the UAE, with participation from the ...  >>MORE

Mars mission ‘Arab world’s Kennedy moon shot’, says UAE Ambassador to US

Posted on 04/12/2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The UAE Space Agency's Mars mission, slated for 2020, is aimed at providing inspiration in a time of turmoil and encouraging young people across the Middle East to pursue careers in science and technology, the country's ambassador to the United States has said. "This is the Arab world's version of president Kennedy's moon shot – it's a vision for the future that can engage and excite a new generation of Emirati and Arab youth,” Yousef Al Otaiba said during a National Day ...  >>MORE

UAE's ventures in outer space

Posted on 03/12/2015

UAE is first in the Arab world to announce the launch of a space probe, Al Amal, that will explore Mars' climate in 2021. The ambitious project will contribute to mankind's quest to know more about the Red Planet. In an article published in the UAE Daily, Khaleej Times, the writer said that space has always held mankind's fascination with its vast unexplored frontiers and never-ending galaxies. There is no end to one's imagination when it comes to deep space, seeing that it successfully made ...  >>MORE

UAE Space Agency launches Planet Mars contest

Posted on 26/11/2015

As part of the UAE Space Agency's efforts to support scientific research, innovation, and space-related projects, the agency has launched the 'Planet Mars' competition for all age groups and nationalities nationwide. It said in a statement that the event will take place in conjunction with UAE Innovation Week. The competition has invited interested candidates from all age groups and nationalities residing in the UAE to present innovative designs for virtual homes to accommodate the future ...  >>MORE

The National UAE Space Agency and Boeing launch UAE space competition

Posted on 25/11/2015

The National, Abu Dhabi Media's English-language newspaper, has announced a partnership with the UAE Space Agency and Boeing to launch "The National Space Programme" to coincide with UAE Innovation Week. The announcement was made at a press conference, where it was disclosed that the programme will feature two competitions: Genes in Space is a DNA analysis experiment competition for high school students, and the Satellite Launch project will see a university team with a winning idea build a ...  >>MORE

UAE space team unveils details of space object as it fell into Indian Ocean

Posted on 14/11/2015

A joint UAE-international space team has revealed details of preliminary analysis and observing and filming of a space object as it fell into the Indian Ocean on Friday, about 50 km off the southern coast of Sri Lanka. Astronomers think the object is an old piece of space junk. The co-operative mission comprised internationally renowned scientists, including two representatives each from the UAE Space Agency and the Abu Dhabi-based International Astronomy Centre, eight space scientists, ...  >>MORE

UAE Space Agency signs agreement to begin meteor monitoring project

Posted on 11/11/2015

The UAE Space Agency and the Abu Dhabi-based International Astronomy Centre have signed an agreement to establish a meteor monitoring and filming network. As part of the agreement, at least three monitoring stations will be built across the emirate containing technology to monitor outer space. Command and control centres will also be set up to receive and analyse the information. The stations are expected to be in operation by the end of 2016. The project will provide astronomical reports and ...  >>MORE

Dubai Airshow: UAE on course for 2021 mission to Mars

Posted on 09/11/2015

An unmanned space mission to Mars is "on track” for 2021 and will benefit from falling costs in the sector, according to the head of the UAE's space agency. "The mission is on track in terms of timeline, budget and building capability,” said Mohammed Al Ahbabi, the director general of the UAE Space Agency, at the Dubai Airshow. Mr Al Ahbabi said that the launch site for the mission will "definitely” be outside the UAE. "We don't have launching capability in the country,” he said, adding that ...  >>MORE

Boeing in talks to work on UAE space programme

Posted on 08/11/2015

Boeing Co has met with officials from the UAE to work out how it can help the country in its ambitious space programme, a senior executive said on Saturday. "We have had a couple of dialogues,” Paul Oliver, vice president of International Business Development for the Middle East and Africa at Boeing's Defence Space & Security business told reporters at a press conference in Dubai. He said conversations have so far focused on how Boeing "can help the UAE on some of the space exploration ...  >>MORE

UAE participates in observing Entry of a Space Object into the Earth’s atmosphere

Posted on 05/11/2015

The UAE Space Agency and the Abu Dhabi-based International Astronomy Centre has announced that they are co-organising a joint mission to observe and study the entry of what is believed to be an artificial space debris into the Earth's atmosphere on 13 November 2015. The co-operative mission will include internationally renowned scientists from with the US Space Agency (NASA), the European Space Agency (ESA), as well as scientists from a number of international space observatories. The debris, ...  >>MORE

UAE becomes member of UN Peaceful Uses of Outer Space Committee

Posted on 02/11/2015

NEW YORK: The UAE has become a member of the UN Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, COPUOS, in a move that allows the UAE to take advantage of the technology and the science of space technology to improve sustainable development in the economic, social, environmental sectors. The Fourth Committee of the General Assembly, which adopts an annual resolution on international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space, adopted the UAE as a member in the committee yesterday, in line with ...  >>MORE

Emirati schoolgirls train at Singapore space academy

Posted on 26/10/2015

A team of Emirati schoolgirls is reaching for the stars after training at a space academy in Singapore. The two hand-picked groups of 15 made up of 16 to 18-year-olds from the Al Mizhar American Academy for girls in Mirdif took part in four-day training courses in February and September. The youngsters took part in the Space Academy Singapore Programme, which aims to promote science and engineering. Aisha Almaazmi and her friend Khadija Galadari, both 16, were awarded the best cadet prizes ...  >>MORE

UAE gains membership to International Space Exploration Coordination Group

Posted on 22/10/2015

The UAE Space Agency has gained membership of the International Space Exploration Coordination Group, ISECG, making the UAE the first Arab country to join the global organisation. The nation's membership was gained following approval from the ISECG committee which was a necessary requirement. As part of this, it was essential for the agency to show evidence of skilled human resources and experience that qualifies it to be in the ranks of advanced countries in the field of space exploration. ...  >>MORE

National agency says prepared to help promote space technology in environmental research

Posted on 08/10/2015

The United Arab Space Agency on Wednesday said it is ready to support international efforts to promote the use of space technology for joint environmental monitoring and research projects, and will facilitate access of concerned international organisations to data acquired by national space assets like DubaiSat satellites, operated by the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre. Director-General of the agency, Dr Mohammed Al Ahbabi, told the three-day Eye of Earth Summit 2015, which began on Tuesday ...  >>MORE

UAE Space Agency seeks cooperation opportunities with Indian Space Research Organisation

Posted on 30/09/2015

The UAE Space Agency has carried out an official visit to the Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO, to discuss opportunities of cooperation between the two organisations within the space sector. This falls in line with the agency's efforts to build strategic partnerships and achieve goals of regional and international cooperation within the industry. The delegation was led by Dr. Khalifa Al Rumaithi, Chairman of the UAE Space Agency, and Dr. Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Director-General, ...  >>MORE

UAE students can now easily reach for the stars

Posted on 09/09/2015

Space is within easy reach of students living in the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, India and Egypt, as students living in these countries can now learn more about space exploration and regularly interact with visiting astronauts from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, as well as take advantage of lower fares and priority reservations for NASA's highly popular Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama. The development comes after the US Space and Rocket Centre, USSRC, an affiliate of NASA, ...  >>MORE

UAE Space Agency Delegation participates in international MAKS exhibition in Russia

Posted on 02/09/2015

An official delegation from the UAE Space Agency recently participated in the MAKS 2015 aviation and space exhibition in the Russian capital, Moscow, with the aim of developing relations with the Russian delegation as well as communicating the UAE Agency's plans, programmes and initiatives. The UAE delegation, led by Dr. Khalifa Al Rumaithi, Chairman of the UAE Space Agency, Dr. Mohamed Nasser Al Ahbabi, the Director-General, and a number of senior officials from the Agency, met with ...  >>MORE

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Emirati teachers take part in Honeywell Educators Programme in U.S


Global Space Congress discusses latest space technologies


Abu Dhabi to host Global Space Congress on Tuesday


Genes in Space UAE finalists announced


DNA experiment to be conducted at interactive ‘Genes in Space' workshop


UAE Space Agency, Mubadala and Lockheed Martin launch comprehensive space-based workforce development programme


Inaugural Global Space Congress to shed light on growing UAE space sector


US firm sets UAE course for the stars


UAE Space Agency marks second anniversary


Mohammed shares father's 50-year-old space stamp


The National holds 'webinar' for ‘Genes in Space’ competition


UAE Space Agency and Lockheed Martin partner to train next generation of UAE national space talent


UAE and NASA working together to make the impossible possible, Ramadan Majlis hears


Mohammed bin Rashid receives NASA Administrator


UAE Space Agency, NASA sign significant outer space, aeronautics cooperation agreement


Emirates Space Agency and Kazakh Space Committee sign MoU


UAE Space Agency, Government of Japan sign MoU


UAE to participate in SpaceOps 2016


UAE Space Agency concludes participation in Colorado Space Symposium


UAE Space Agency and US Strategic Command sign SSA agreement


UAE Space Agency, Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre sign agreements with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, MHI


UAE Space Agency, UK Space Agency sign MoU


UAE Space Agency discusses future cooperation with NASA


UAE Space Agency in co-operation deal with Italy's ASI


UAE Space Agency participates in Japan Space Week


Mars mission ‘Arab world’s Kennedy moon shot’, says UAE Ambassador to US


UAE's ventures in outer space


UAE Space Agency launches Planet Mars contest


The National UAE Space Agency and Boeing launch UAE space competition


UAE space team unveils details of space object as it fell into Indian Ocean


UAE Space Agency signs agreement to begin meteor monitoring project


Dubai Airshow: UAE on course for 2021 mission to Mars


Boeing in talks to work on UAE space programme


UAE participates in observing Entry of a Space Object into the Earth’s atmosphere


UAE becomes member of UN Peaceful Uses of Outer Space Committee


Emirati schoolgirls train at Singapore space academy


UAE gains membership to International Space Exploration Coordination Group


National agency says prepared to help promote space technology in environmental research


UAE Space Agency seeks cooperation opportunities with Indian Space Research Organisation


UAE students can now easily reach for the stars


UAE Space Agency Delegation participates in international MAKS exhibition in Russia