Khalifa Sat

UAE: First Arab-made satellite to be launched in 2017

Dubai seen from Space by ESA astronaut André Kuipers on the ISS.

On 29 December 2013, UAE's Vice President and Prime Minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, announced that the UAE will launch the first satellite fully built and manufactured in 2017 launching its executive phase. Khalifa Sat will be build under the responsibility of the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST).

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