The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has launched the Red Planet, a magazine dedicated to space science for children throughout the Arab world. The magazine is issued in line with the centre’s strategy to support and encourage the next generation to adopt innovation and show more interest in scientific knowledge and space science.
Red Planet, which will be issued every two months, focuses on amazing facts, entertaining information and science fiction stories, all aimed at encouraging creativity and innovation. The magazine will be distributed to a group of officials and those interested in kids’ education, as well as to libraries, universities and astronomy and space sciences centres .
“In addition to MBRSC’s role in developing satellite manufacturing sector in the UAE, the centre has always been looking for ways and means to educate the youth about space and advanced technology to encourage them to create and innovate in different sectors including space, technology and renewable energy,” says Mona Al Qemzi, Assistant Director General for Administrative and Financial Affairs at MBRSC and the Managing Editor of the centre’s magazines.