The UAE Space Agency and the United Kingdom Space Agency have signed a significant Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), with the goal of facilitating collaboration between the two agencies.
Signed in London during a visit by a senior delegation, including Dr Khalifa Al Romaithi, Chairman of the UAE Space Agency and Dr Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Director-General of the UAE Space Agency, the MOU seeks UAE-UK partnership in both short-term and long-term goals.
The agreement covers collaboration in various aspects of space exploration, including space science, technology, applications, policy, law, regulation and human capital development in space and related fields. It also encourages the establishment of joint working groups to examine and define proposals for relevant joint programmes.
The MOU covers the promotion of educational activities on space science and technology, and promotes the use of products and services developed under programmes from both the UAE and UK agencies.