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Space agencies from UAE and UK cooperate to develop mapping applications

Satellite image of UAE by DubaiSat-1 (Image: EIAST)

Deimos Space UK and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) in the UAE have joined in a year-long project to get more valuable data from their satellites DubaiSat and Deimos.

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United Nations/United Arab Emirates High Level Forum "Space as a driver for socio-economic sustainable development"

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The Forum will open with a High Level Panel debate on the role of space science and technology in fostering global development, bringing together decision-makers and experts, and will continue with the four breakout sessions on Space Economy, Space Society, Space Accessibility and Space Diplomacy. The Forum's recommendations and conclusions will be included in the Dubai Declaration to be adopted by the Forum.

Expected outcomes of the Forum include:

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15/11/2015 to 17/11/2015

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Wed, 30/09/2015

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Dubai

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  • United Arab Emirates

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United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the United Arab Emirates

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Global Space and Satellite Forum 2015

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Officially endorsed by the UAE Space Agency and hosted by the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST), the 5th Global Space and Satellite Forum (GSSF 2015) will bring together key regional and international stakeholders and decision makers from the space and satellite industry.

GSSF 2015 will examine the complete journey that emerging and developed space regions need to take from research through to development and modern applications.

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26/05/2015 to 27/05/2015

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Abu Dhabi

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  • United Arab Emirates

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The conference is officially endorsed by the UAE Space Agency and is hosted by the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST).

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Joint EOGC-GIT4NDM 2015 Conference

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08/12/2015 to 10/12/2015

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United Arab Emirates University

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Al-Ain

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  • United Arab Emirates

Event Organisers: 

United Arab Emirates University and Waterloo Institute for Disaster Management (WIDM), Canada

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College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Geography and Urban Planning Department, University of Waterloo, Canada

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UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER strengthens cooperation with United Arab Emirates

UNOOSA director Simonetta di Pippo and UN-SPIDER coordinator Luc St-Pierre visited the Ministry of Interior of the United Arab Emirates

The Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), Ms Simonetta Di Pippo, and UN-SPIDER Coordinator Luc St-Pierre, visited the Ministry of Interior of the United Arab Emirates on 12 and 13 January 2015 to increase cooperation on technical capacity building on the use of space technologies for

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The 5th International Conference on Earth Observation for Global Changes and 7th Geo-information Technologies for Natural Disaster Management (GiT4NDM)

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The 5th International Conference on

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08/12/2015 to 10/12/2015

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Tue, 13/01/2015

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Al-Ain

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United Arab Emirates University (CHSS-Geography and Urban Planning Department) Al-Ain

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  • United Arab Emirates

Event Organisers: 

Waterloo Institute for Disaster Management

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Dubai Sat-2 is operational

satellite image of Dubai

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) of the United Arab Emirates announced that their DubaiSat-2 Earth Observation satellite is in orbit and fully operational.

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EIAST experts highlight contributions to space technology and global applications at Global Space and Satellite Forum

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) highlighted its contributions to space technology and the regional and global applications of its services at the Global Space & Satellite Forum (GSSF) held from May 9 to 11 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

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UAE anticipates lift-off for first satellite

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will launch its first earth-observation satellite this month (July) with the aim of aiding numerous development goals. EIAST plans to use the satellite to boost research in four areas: fog forecasting, sandstorm prediction, monitoring water in the Gulf and improving the clarity of received satellite pictures. It also hopes that DubaiSat-1 will help detect and monitor pollution such as oil spills (Lifted from SciDev Net).

 

 

 

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