Head of UAE Space Agency meets other international delegates at IAC 2021. Senior Representatives from Brazil, India, US, Sweden present at conference
30 October 2021, 12:00 AM
30 November 2021, 12:00 AM
Representatives of the UAE Space Agency held bilateral talks with senior space agency representatives from Brazil, India, the US, and Sweden.
On the sidelines of the 72nd International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Dubai, The high-level meetings took place to explore synergetic cooperation and collaboration areas in space, science and technology.
Salem Butti Salem Al Qubaisi, Director General of the UAE Space Agency was joined by senior figures from the UAE Space Agency. They met separately with a number of high-ranking figures, including Anna Rathsman, Director General of the Swedish National Space Agency; Carlos Moura, President of the Brazilian Space Agency (AEB): Kailasavadivoo Sivan, Chairperson of the Indian Space Research Organisation; Mr R Umamaheswaran, Scientific Secretary at ISRO and Col. Francis Ngabo CEO of Rwanda Space agency .
Salem Butti said: “Building stronger partnerships is a key pillar of our strategy to turn the UAE into a global space player. Today’s meetings are an important step forward. Only by working together can we create a new era of global cooperation that brings the world’s greatest minds together to solve some of humanity’s greatest challenges."
During the four meetings, the UAE Space Agency provided an update on the latest achievements from the Emirates Mars Mission’s Hope Probe. Approximately 110 gigabytes of data has already been shared freely with scientific organisations around the world.