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.

لم يصبح #هزاع_المنصوري أول #رائد_فضاء إماراتي بالصدفة. إليكم أبرز المحطات والنجاحات في مسيرته.

#مركز_محمد_بن_راشد_للفضاء #طموح_زايد #الإمارات_في_الفضاء #الإمارات

#HazzaaAlMansoori didn’t become the first Emirati #Astronaut by coincidence. Learn more about his journey and success.

#MBRSC #MBRSpaceCentre #UAEInSpace #UAE

ماذا كانت رسالة الأمير سلطان بن سلمان أول رائد فضاء عربي إلى هزاع المنصوري قبل الإنطلاق إلى الفضاء؟

The first United Arab Emirates (UAE) astronaut Hazzaa Al Mansoori @astro_hazzaa is preparing for an 8-day mission to the @Space_Station where he’ll join @astro_luca. See how @esa expertise helped @MBRSpaceCentre set up a control centre in #Dubai, UAE 👉

باقي 5 أيام على اطلاق أول رائد فضاء إماراتي إلى محطة الفضاء الدولية.
We are now 5 days away from launching the first Emirati Astronaut to the International Space Station.


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: