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...
UAE Space Projects
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).
The image was captured from space by KhalifaSat which is one of the remote-sensing observation satellites designed and built in the UAE.
This comes as part of the Agency’s efforts to develop the skills of the youth in science and technology and inspire them to get involved in the space sector.
MeznSat, scheduled for launch in mid-2020m is accommodated on one of the upcoming Soyuz-2 federal launches.
The programme is open to all students globally and the deadline to submit proposals is October 30.
Falcon Eye 2 is a high-performance optical observation satellite for commercial and military users in the UAE.
MBRSC has received over 3,000 applications for the second batch of the astronaut programme so far, the deadline for which will close on March 31.