The satellite is scheduled for launch on a Soyuz-2 rocket from Russia in September this year.
UAE Space Projects
The scientific platform provides in-depth scientific analytical reports of the environment for government entities.
The Hope Probe is anticipated to enter Mars’ orbit in February 2021, coinciding with the UAE's golden jubilee celebrations to mark the union of the emirates.
A team of engineers travelled to Tanegashima two weeks prior to the probe’s early transfer in order to go through quarantine in time to receive the arriving...
The five Emirati men and women selected will undergo various tests before the final interview in May.
Virtual activities will include a series of informative sessions online, as well as webinars that provide useful details about the programme.
The invitation for proposals is open only to research entities in the UAE and the deadline for submission has been set as April 9.
To qualify for the UAE Astronaut Programme, applicants should be UAE nationals above 18 years of age with a bachelor's degree.
The project is a collaboration between UAE Space Agency, the American University of Ras Al Khaimah and Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KUST).