Qatar and Oman have reportedly signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance and develop cooperation in the fields of science, higher education and technology.
NASA’s Captains Mark and Scott Kelly recently spoke at the Majlis Mohamed bin Zayed at a lecture titled, ’The Sky is not the Limit: Life Lessons from NASA’s Kelly Brothers.’ The “astronaut twins” lauded the planning that has gone into UAE’s Mars mission saying they look forward to the country having its own astronauts soon.
The UAE has emerged as the most digital-friendly Middle East nation in Euler Hermes’ latest study titled ‘The enabling digitilisation index: Which countries are digital friendly’?
Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development has launched the second edition of the ‘Pitch@PalaceUAE’ competition and the first edition of ‘Pitch@PalaceGCC’.
The Emirates Scientists Council (ESC) has recently delved into ways to facilitate medical research and health-related scientific efforts, and discussed the opportunities and challenges facing the sector in the UAE, WAM reported.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has recently hosted a gathering with members of the Emirates Scientists Council, the Mohammed bin Rashid Academy of Scientists, and various researchers at Za’abeel Palace.
Earlier this month, the American University of Sharjah has announced that it will be offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics. The move supports the rising interest in the UAE and region in physics-based initiatives, such as the ambitious space programme and the UAE Mars Mission.
China has launched a satellite that will serve as the communications relay for a future probe on the the invisible side of the moon. The satellite is equipped with a payload for a space sensory system developed by Saudi engineers and researchers for filming and taking photos of the moon.
In line with UAE’s position as a primary destination for international investors and global talents, the UAE Cabinet, chaired by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has adopted a new system of entry visas for investors and professional talents providing them with a long-term visa for up to 10 years.
The UAE Space Agency, in partnership with Khalifa University of Science and Technology and the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (Aurak) has reviewed the preliminary design of the MeznSat 3U CubeSat.