The United Arab Emirates wants to take their place in space

Inaugurated in 1989, today Dubai Airshow is one of the most important events in the world dedicated to the aerospace industry and technology, a key sector in which the scientific field converges with the technological forefront and which has significant implications inlook into defense and security. Significantly, of the three most important such events – in London and Paris – the Dubai Airshow is the one with the most visible presence. stakeholderstechnological news and services warlike. There are 1,400 exhibitors, 390 civilian and military delegations, 20 national pavilions (including the pavilion of Roskosmos: the Russian Space Agency) who came from all corners of the world, including Italy.Al Maktoum International Airport to showcase innovative services and products in the aviation industry.

Mission towards the asteroid belt – continues Al Qubaisi – it will give us an opportunity to repeat what we have done Hope when we developed most of our capabilities with our main partner, the company Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center“. More specifically, this project will demonstrate the synergy of the two pillars of the national space strategy, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, which have made the country fifteen years a beacon of pan-Arab space activities and ambitions. It is no coincidence that a few days ago the Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris, announced a collaboration with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center for creating an air chamber module intended for the Lunar Gateway, a space station that the United States, Europe, Canada, and Japan will launch into cislunar orbit starting in 2026 to support surface missions and one day as a stopover for deep space exploration (including Mars). It is a result that has been built up for years.

In 2008, in fact, the Emirates supported the establishment of aPan Arab Space Agency with the aim of guaranteeing Arab states autonomous access to space. Although this attempt was unsuccessful, it stimulated a vigorous structure of the sector throughout the federation. In the year 2014National Space Agency (UAE) take over the strategic leadership and coordination role of the operational components of the agency, such as Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centeroperating in Dubai since 2006 and serving as the headquarters for the UAE national space and for Space Venture Incubation Programas well as the center where the Hope probe was developed.

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