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Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre welcomes 2019 with high-level science event

Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) announced hosting the second edition of MBRSC Science Event, which will be held on January 21-22 at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai. T

The event is under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, with the slogan ‘Imagine… Explore… Innovate’.

It will bring together students from schools and universities, academics, researchers, professors, space scientists and specialists to spread knowledge about the latest technologies and science in the space sector.

The detailed programme agenda includes a number of seminars and workshops on space that will be held by MBRSC’s specialists. The programme includes the ‘Annual EMM (Emirates Mars Mission “Hope Probe”) Science Workshop’, the ‘Teachers Ambassador Programme workshop’, a session on KhalifaSat, the first satellite developed 100% in the UAE by a team of highly qualified Emirati engineers, panel discussions on the ‘Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Programme’, the ‘Zero Gravity Experience’, and lectures on Mars, space and satellites.

The programme also includes the National Space Programme’s initiatives, mainly Mars 2117 Strategy and the UAE Astronaut Programme. Moreover, visitors can enjoy interactive games, Virtual Reality (VR) devices to experience life on the International Space Station (ISS), and educational platforms addressing various scientific topics.

Registration will be open soon. Those interested to register can follow MBRSC’s social media channels for more information.

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