HLL 2: UAE National Space Program: Current Status and Upcoming Missions

Day: Thursday 17 June 2021
Time: 09:00-09:25 MSK

The session will introduce the UAE National Space Program, highlighting the main pillars which are: 1) Satellite Development Program 2) Emirates Mars Mission (HOPE Probe) 3) UAE Astronaut Program 4) Mars 2117 strategy. 5) Space Ventures Program.

The session will present the current and future missions and projects under each pillar, focusing on the new ambitious initiatives announced recently: Emirates Lunar Mission, UAE Analog Mission, and Mars Science City.

Moderator

Christian FEICHTINGER

Executive Director, IAF Secretariat

Austria

Speaker

Adnan AL RAIS

Senior Director, Remote Sensing Department and Program Manager, Mars 2117, Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC)

United Arab Emirates