Engineers working on Khalifa Sat at the Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre. (File photo)
Dubai: The Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Center announced the launch of Khalifa Sat on October 29 from Tanegashima Space Center in Japan.
The launch of Khalifa Sat coincides with the Year of Zayed.
“This important step would not have been possible without the great support by our wise leadership, which provides Emirati youth with all the tools needed to encourage them to become innovators and contribute to the drive of scientific advancement and human development,” Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, wrote on his twitter account.
This is an important milestone for our country, an achievement made possible because our leadership supports Emirati youth and encourages them to excel in the fields of innovation and technological development. pic.twitter.com/GVlJs6Z9Ai
— Hamdan bin Mohammed (@HamdanMohammed) August 29, 2018
The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre is set to launch Khalifa Sat from the Tanigashima Space Center in Japan into space on October 29 this year. pic.twitter.com/Nt44lcDDOj— Hamdan bin Mohammed (@HamdanMohammed) August 29, 2018
Proud of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center, where a team made up entirely of young Emirati engineers have developed the first Emirati satellite, Khalifa Sat. pic.twitter.com/uUTJtax4Pi— Hamdan bin Mohammed (@HamdanMohammed) August 29, 2018