EUSI 2021 -Banner_FEB
Home / Region / Middle East

Middle East

Space Café UAE Recap: Talal Al Kaissi of G42

In this Space Cafè UAE by Abdulla A. Wasel,  Talal Al Kaissi of Group 42 (G42) talked about Space, AI and more great initiatives in the UAE. Talal and Abdulla touched on a multitude of topics when discussing the synergy between artificial intelligence and space exploration. One of these topics being the …

Read More »

NASA’s Perseverance nears Mars while UAE sends first photo

Luxembourg, 16 February 2021. – Getting closer: While NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover is nearing the Red Planet, the United Arab Emirate’s Hope mission sent a first picture. Perseverance’s touchdown on Mars is scheduled for Thursday, 18 February, the U.S. space agency said. NASA will provide live coverage of the landing …

Read More »

Space Café Recap “Moriba’s Vox Populi 03” on religion, ethics and space

In this session of Space Cafè “Moriba’s Vox Populi #03” Dr. Moriba Jah talked about religion, ethics and space, and sustainability with Brother Guy Consolmagno – Director, The Vatican Observatory. (Catholic perspective), Harel Ben-Ami – Delegate, Israel Space Agency to the United Nations. (Jewish perspective), Ari Leon – Senior Project …

Read More »

OQ takes lead in European 5G nanosat mission

Paris, 12 February 2021. – Hard- and software: OQ Technology, a satellite start-up from Luxembourg, was contracted by the European Space Agency (ESA) to contribute hard- and software to the nanosat mission MACSAT. OQ Technology said it signed a 2 million Euro contract with the ESA in the frame of …

Read More »

Ali Al Hashemi to follow Masood Mahmood as Yahsat CEO

Paris, 11 February 2021. – New CEO, new Board: The CEO of Yahsat, Masood Mahmood, steps down in April and will hand over to Ali Al Hashemi, currently CEO of Thuraya and General Manager of Yahsat Government Solutions, the company announced. Mahmood will join the Yahsat Board of Directors, Yahsat said, …

Read More »

OQ works with Dubai’s MBRSC on 5G and IoT

Paris, 8 February 2021. – OQ Technology, a satellite start-up working on 5G and IoT, partners with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) in Dubai, the start-up based in Dubai and Luxembourg said. OQ Technology is building a global constellation of nanosatellites to extend the cellular 5G Internet-of-things (IoT) …

Read More »

Register Today For Our Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes with Nikolai Khlystov” On 23 February 2021

Join SpaceWatch.Global for an interesting and informative Space Café WebTalk featuring Nikolai Khlystov, Lead, Shaping the Future of Mobility and Space at World Economic Forum, Geneva, Switzerland. This event will take place on 23 February 2021 at 4:00 pm CET. Stepping out of the Cradle together: Multi-stakeholder collaboration? Konstantin Tsiolkovsky “Earth is …

Read More »

Register Today For Our Space Café UAE by Abdulla A. Wasel On 15 February 2021

Join SpaceWatch.Global for an interesting and informative Space Café UAE featuring Talal Al Kaissi of Group 42 (G42). This event will take place on 15 February 2021 at 4:00 pm CET. Talal Al Kaissi is the Vice President of Special Projects and the Space Program of G42, where his role …

Read More »

Axiom sends first fully private crew to the ISS in 2022

Luxembourg, 27 January 2021. – Pretty starck: The start-up Axiom Space wants to send the first fully private crew to the International Space Station (ISS) on its upcoming AX-1/ SpaceX mission next year, the firm announced. Michael López-Alegría, a former NASA astronaut and Axiom Vice President, will command the flight, …

Read More »