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Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre launch first edition of MBRSC Science Event

Posted 18 September 2017 · Add Comment

Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has launched the first edition of Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre Science Event (MBRSC Science Event), that will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on October 21, at Etihad Museum under the theme “Through Space we Flourish”.

MBRSC Science Event is a scientific and educational initiative for the education, science and technology sectors in the country. It aims to develop national capacities in space science, technology and research by creating a platform that brings together students, experts and decision-makers in the country together to present and explain the UAE's directions for these sectors. The Event will also offer scientific and technological workshops, awareness activities to nurture a culture of research and development for future generations, reflecting the UAE's strategic objectives for the sector and building a generation of scientists and specialists. The event targets individuals of all ages, university and school students, teachers, professors, researchers and people who are interested in science and space.

The event host ministers and high-level speakers from the UAE, who will present their vision for the future of the UAE in its transformation journey towards the knowledge economy, in-line with its ambitious plans and strategies. Speakers will shed-light on the country's excellence and leadership experience in creating knowledge, science, economy and education. In addition to that, scientists and researchers in space missions, space science and engineering experts will present and discuss the results of their research.

MBRSC Science Event will also include a number of sub-events and activities, including the 3rd Annual EMM Science Workshop, the second edition of Explore Mars Competition, and workshops for "Teachers Ambassadors" program. The Center will also organize interactive scientific activities, various workshops about space, discussion sessions and lectures for scientists’ and specialists in Mars science, space and satellite industry.

 Yousuf Hamad Al Shaibani, Director General of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, praised the gracious auspices of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, stressing the “Centre’s continuous efforts to create opportunities to build national capacity and enable it to rise to the highest levels of technical innovation and scientific research in space, science and advanced technology." 

Al Shaibani added: "MBRSC Science event is a platform that aims to bring together researchers, scientists, specialists and officials with different fields of the society, young and old, specialists and non-specialists, to raise awareness about space and science. It is an ideal opportunity to benefit the international research expertise in space and transfer it to the scientific community and prominent researchers in the country."

He emphasised on the importance of establishing scientific, research and educational culture in line with the UAE’s ambitions for the coming decades, reflecting the strategic vision of the scientific, knowledge and technological development”. “The Centre's strategy and plans are focused on developing all aspects of science creation, and increasing knowledge production in science, space and advanced technology. This will be achieved through active participation in building an integrated system that fosters passion and innovation in these areas".

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