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UAE Space Agency To Take Part in the Dubai Airshow

Posted 6 November 2017 · Add Comment

The UAE Space Agency is participating in the Dubai Airshow 2017, hosted at Al Maktoum International Airport from 12-16 November.

The Agency is participating as a part of a joint pavilion that hosts companies and entities working in the national space sector. Through its participation the Agency aims to enhance its international presence and highlight its current and future projects and plans.

The Agency aims to showcase the UAE space sector’s latest developments, especially those related to the UAE Mars Mission and Mars 2117 project, as well as establishing strategic relationships and partnerships with various stakeholders and international bodies participating in the exhibition.

A wide-range of Agency officials and engineers will be in attendance, delivering a number of lectures and interactive sessions as a part of a Space Conference, organized by the UAE Space Agency, that is being held on the exhibition’s side-lines.

The Agency is also expected to sign memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with various space agencies and international organizations as part of its efforts to promote various forms of international cooperation and enhance its status within the global space sector. Moreover, the Agency will also launch a series of space, science and technology-related initiatives and projects.

Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Director General of the UAE Space Agency stressed the importance of participating in the exhibition, which is considered one of the largest aviation exhibitions in the world. The show represents an opportunity for the UAE space sector to strengthen its relationships with prominent experts and specialists in aviation, defence, aerospace and other related industries. The Agency’s presence amidst this international gathering is in line with its plans to build future partnerships.

 

 

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