ABOUT OBSERVATION SERVICES
Satellite imagery provides accurate and comprehensive data that can help achieve the objectives of government institutions and private sector companies, including:
- Civil Management
- Land Planning
- Natural Resource Exploration
- Disaster Management
- Geographical Information Studies
- Civil Engineering
- Environmental Projects
Satellite Imagery Benefits
MBRSC extracts data from satellite images and converts it into information that benefits decision-makers in areas such as agriculture, geology, archaeology, mapping, and environmental protection. They can, for instance, be used to assess water quality by measuring its salinity index, chlorophyll levels and temperature, or used in soil classification and improvement, or to study changes in the Earth’s surface.
Imagery Product Samples
KhalifaSat is one of the world’s most technologically advanced remote sensing observation satellites – and the first 100% designed and manufactured in the United Arab Emirates. It was launched into low Earth orbit (Approximately 613 km in altitude) in October 2018, beginning a 5-year mission to capture and transmit high-quality detailed images of Earth to the MBRSC in Dubai.
Design and manufacture of DubaiSat-2 began immediately following the launch of DubaiSat-1, this time with a predominantly Emirati team of engineers working alongside their South Korean associates at MBRSC’s Korean satellite manufacturing partner, Satrec Initiative. The advanced observation satellite was launched from Russia in November 2013, becoming the UAE’s second satellite in orbit.