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Today in History: Launch of the UAE’s First Earth Observation Satellite

Today in History: Launch of the UAE’s First Earth Observation Satellite

Dubai, UAE, 29th July 2020: The UAE entered the Earth observation satellite club 11 years ago today. On 29th July 2009, DubaiSat-1 was successfully launched from the Baikonur launch site in Kazakhstan, onboard the Dnepr launch vehicle.

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MBRSC vows analytical studies for scientific community and government entities

MBRSC vows analytical studies for scientific community and government entities

The scientific platform provides in-depth scientific analytical reports of the environment for government entities

  • The platform is the first of its kind in the region
  • In the first phase, 20 analytical reports on different environmental phenomena will be made available on the platform
  • The platform makes use of the Centre’s advanced tools and technology

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MBRSC commemorates Isra Wal Mi’raj with a satellite picture of Al Aqsa Mosque

MBRSC commemorates Isra Wal Mi’raj with a satellite picture of Al Aqsa Mosque

Dubai, UAE, 22 March 2020: The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center commemorates Isra Wal Mi’raj, one of the most significant events in the Islamic calendar, by sharing this image of Al Aqsa Mosque taken from space by KhalifaSat.

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Over 3,000 Emiratis have already applied to be the UAE’s next astronaut

Over 3,000 Emiratis have already applied to be the UAE’s next astronaut

  • 33% of applicants are women
  • Applications open until 31st March 2020
  • MBRSC announced that two Emirati astronauts will be selected from the second batch of applications

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