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.
UAE’s Mission to Mars will not only contribute to scientific knowledge, but also inspire the next generation, according to Minister of State for Advanced Sciences Sarah bin Yousef Al Amiri.
A Russian cosmonaut for the Russian Federal Space Agency has snapped a photo of Dubai from the International Space Station while orbiting the Arabian Gulf and shared it on social media.
Arab space industry leaders discussed ways of facilitating collaboration between Middle East nations in the space sector, during the recently held Global Aerospace Summit.
The UAE Space Agency is vital in promoting the nation’s stature as an advanced country in the area of space science, according to Dr. Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills and Chairman of the agency.
Lego’s education arm just announced two new robotic kits that can be used in the First Lego League series of robotics competitions, the Mission Moon and Into Orbit sets were designed in partnership with astronauts and space experts to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Lego league itself.
Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre has announced that they will be hosting workshops for governmental nominees of the UAE Astronaut Programme in Dubai and Abu Dhabi on 27th and 28th March.
As the first step in its journey to space, KhalifaSat was flown from Dubai to Incheon International Airport in South Korea on an Emirates SkyCargo Boeing 777 freighter aircraft that was specially chartered for the occasion.
The UAE has launched the Space Settlement Challenge; a dedicated seed grant fund that supports ambitious projects from all areas …