This interview took place during the Connecting the World from the Skies forum, which was held in Riyadh from the 8th to the 10th of November 2022. The conference was hosted by the International Telecommunication Union and the Communications, Space & Technology Commission of Saudi Arabia with the theme being “connecting the unconnected”. Important indications of where Saudi Arabia wants to situate itself within the global Space economy, the directions it wants to follow, the vision it would like to cultivate, and the investment it intends to pursue, were showcased.
In this episode, HE Dr. Mohammed Altamimi spoke with Torsten Kriening about the developments and significance of non-terrestrial networks (NTN), the importance of international cooperation, and the transformation of the Saudi Space Commission into the Saudi Space Agency. The conversation also covered the importance of human resources in the space sector and the best practices for finding the right people. Finally, HE Dr. Mohammed Altamimi explains how Saudi Arabia addresses environmental challenges, both on the ground and in space.
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