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First Emirati Astronaut to the International Space Station

  • Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre
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About MBRSC

MBRSC is an advanced scientific and technological hub, responsible for making the UAE a world leader in space services and exploration

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Satellite programme

MBRSC designs, manufactures and operates technologically advanced Earth observation satellites, like KhalifaSat, that assist local and international governments and organisations to manage environmental and human challenges

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Emirates Mars Mission (Hope Probe)

The Emirates Mars Mission will be the first Arab mission to another planet. Emirates Mars Mission’s Hope Probe is expected to reach Mars orbit in the first quarter of 2021, the year of the Golden Jubilee of the UAE.

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Astronaut programme

The UAE Astronaut Programme positions the country as an active participant in international space exploration, recruiting and training Emirati astronauts for specialist work such as the ISS missions, and inspiring future generations of scientists and engineers.

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Outreach

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Space Explorer Camp

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Zero Gravity

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Research Experience For Undergraduates

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Events

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Young Professionals In Space (YPS) Conference 2019
  • November 2019
Young Professionals In Space (YPS) Conference 2019

The MBRSC will host the 4th YPS Conference in 2019. The initiative brings together scientists, engineers and leaders in the space industry from around the world to discuss technical advances, opportunities and emerging space technologies.

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Humans In Space 2019
  • November 2019
Humans In Space 2019

Hosted by MBRSC, the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) will hold its 22nd Humans in Space (HIS) Symposium at the World Trade Centre in Dubai from 11 – 14 November. This is the first time this event is being hosted in the Middle East and North Africa region, indicating the UAE’s strengthening position in the sector.

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