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UAE Space Agency seeks cooperation opportunities with Indian space research organisation

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Krista Kuznecova

The UAE Space Agency carried out an official visit to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to discuss opportunities of cooperation between the two organizations within the space sector.

This falls in line with the Agency's efforts to build strategic partnerships and achieve goals of regional and international cooperation within the industry. 

The delegation was led by Dr. Khalifa Al Rumaithi, chairman of the UAE Space Agency and Dr Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, director general and a number of senior officials from the Agency. They met with a number of engineers and officials from ISRO. 

The UAE delegation learnt about the Indian space sector and the different programs that ISRO has led within space exploration. They also looked at satellite launching capabilities which have positioned India as a leading nation within the industry, as it provides a number of services across the space sector. 

The visit also involved a tour of the Satellite Assembly and Testing Center for ISRO, where the final tests are made to satellites before they are launched. This was followed by a visit to the Control And Information Center for the Indian Mars probe project which was launched in 2013 and began to orbit Mars last year. The delegation was briefed on the quality and typ

 

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