United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates becomes official member of the International Charter Space and Major Disasters

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become a member of the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters". The country will be represented in the context of the International Charter by the United Arab Emirates Space Agency, the National

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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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