WATCH THE LAUNCH
OF KHALIFASAT

PROUDLY UAE – IN SERVICE TO EARTH

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.

MBRSC presented awards as a token of appreciation for the entities that contributed in the success of the first Emirati astronaut’s mission to space, under the slogan ‘Zayed’s Ambition.

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كرم #مركز_محمد_بن_راشد_للفضاء، عدداً من الجهات، التي قدمت دعماً كبيراً ساهم في نجاح أول مهمة إماراتية مأهولة إلى الفضاء، تحت شعار "طموح زايد"

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خلال ندوة الإنسان في الفضاء:
ترأست مريم الزرعوني، مدير وحدة الدراسات، جلسة نقاشية حيث تحدث عدنان الريس، وكل من رائد الفضاء سيرجي كريكاليف، سام سيميمي، ورائد الفضاء توماس ريتر، وريمي كانتون، عن المشاريع المقبلة لمحطة الفضاء الدولية، وسبل دعم رحلات الفضاء البشرية في الدول الناشئة.

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#HIS2019:
During a panel discussion moderated by Mariam AlZarouni, panellists including Adnan Alrais from MBRSC, cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev, Sam Scimemi, astronaut Thomas Reiter, and Remi Canton, discussed their plans to support human spaceflight in emerging nations.

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The Humans in Space Symposium 2019:
During a panel discussion moderated by Ayesha AlMulla, and panelists including Noora AlRafi, Saeed Karmostaji, and Mariam AlZarouni, from MBRSC spoke about the selection process of the UAE’s first astronauts.

#MBRSC #MBRSpaceCentre #HIS2019

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HOW TO WATCH THE LAUNCH

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: