The first 100% Emirati-engineered and developed satellite, manufactured in the UAE at the MBRSC, Dubai

KhalifaSat is an Earth Observation Satellite, designed, tested and manufactured by a team of Emirati engineers and scientists, at the Space Technology Laboratories, Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC). It is one of the world’s most technologically advanced satellites, with 5 patents to its name.

Once deployed into orbit, it will deliver high quality images of earth to the ground station at MBRSC. These images will assist governmental and private organisations all over the world with environmental monitoring, disaster relief, urban planning and much more.

LIVE: Watch KhalifaSat’s launch live from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan, aboard the H-IIA rocket from MHI, on 29 October 2018, at 8:08 AM Dubai time (GMT +4). The spectacle will be broadcast live on Dubai TV, and streamed live on many channels, including Dubai TV and YouTube. Click on the videos below to watch.

تؤثر الظروف الجوية بشكل كبير على نجاح إطلاق المركبات الفضائية. إطلاق #مسبار_الأمل تأثر بدوره بهذه الظروف.. تعرفوا على أبرز معايير الإطلاق النموذجية لصاروخ الإطلاق (إتش 2 إيه) المستخدم في إطلاق مسبار الأمل! #العرب_إلى_المريخ

Weather plays a critical role in the safe and successful launches of spacecrafts. The launch of the #HopeProbe has been delayed due to unstable weather conditions. Here is the typical launch criteria of the H-IIA launch vehicle. #HopeMarsMission

The UAE Space Agency and The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre have announced that due to continued thunderstorms, clouds and unstable weather conditions in the coming days on Tanegashima Island, the launch site for the Emirates Mars Mission’ Hope Probe.

أعلنت وكالة الإمارات للفضاء ومركز محمد بن راشد للفضاء أنه نظراً لاستمرار الأمطار الرعدية والسحب الركامية وعدم استقرار الأحوال الجوية خلال الأيام القادمة في جزيرة تانيغاشيما مركز إطلاق الصاروخ الذي يحمل "مسبار الأمل".

من رئيس مجلس إدارة مركز محمد بن راشد للفضاء إلى فريق العمل: "لحظة إطلاق مسبار الأمل آتية لا محالة بإذن الله".


On Monday, 29 October 2018, KhalifaSat will be launched on board the H-IIA Rocket, from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan.

You will be able to watch the live video stream online and on TV, on these channels:

Watch live on Dubai TV:

Watch live on YouTube: