Starting 25th October, organized by the Mohamed Bin Rashid Space Center (MBRSC) will last till Oct 29th.
From Expo-2020 Dubai Space week high lightening the latest innovations in space research, to a Space mission to Venus and 7 other asteroids in the solar system, we can definitely see how the UAE is taking a keen interest in cosmic space and its interplanetary studies. A piece of great news for space enthusiasts and science geeks indeed!! Providing a platform frequently to not just discuss critical issues but also host astronauts, thought-provoking leaders, and space experts says a lot about the direction our leadership is taking.
Likewise, The 72nd International Astronautical Congress (IAC), the world’s largest and most prestigious global space event, kicks off today, October 25, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
Celebrating Golden Jubilee This Year, UAE Has Worked Day and Night to Lay Solid Foundation For The Space Sector.
From sending the first Emirati into space, deploying several earth-observation satellites, and launching the first Arab interplanetary mission to Mars, to forming an astronaut corps and helping establish the Arab Space Cooperation Group, the UAE has been able to establish itself as a leading country for space exploration and related technologies. IAC 2021 is in continuation of the UAE’s efforts of its progress in the global space field and is aimed at expanding the effects of these achievements to the wider region, which in turn will benefit humanity.
UAE IS The First Arab Country To Host International Astronautical Congress (IAC), And We Couldn’t Be More Prouder
Well, it couldn’t get any better than this!! United Arab Emirates is the first Arab country who is hosting International Astronautical Congress (IAC) as the IAC itself opens its door to the international community. The 5-day congress is organized by It is organized by the Mohamed Bin Rashid Space Center (MBRSC) in cooperation with the International Astronautical Federation (IAF).
Whooping 4000 Visitors Have Already Registered for The International Astronautical Congress:
Finally, the head work as paid off. Celebrating the golden jubilee this year, UAE has worked day and night to lay a solid foundation for the space sector. This is why today, almost 4000 visitors have already signed up to join the congress. Not just that more than 90 exhibitors, more than 110 national delegations, and 350 young professionals and aerospace experts from all walks of life will gather in the Middle East to hold an unforgettable event.
“‘Inspire, Innovate & Discover for the Benefit of Mankind’, Is The Theme Of The IAC
With the theme of “inspiration, innovation, and discovery for the benefit of mankind”, IAC 2021 will provide participating organizations with an opportunity to showcase their skillfulness, years of experience, accomplishments, and innovations in the field of aerospace.
In the end, Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, chairman at MBRSC, said: “At MBRSC, we are committed to nurturing our young space exploration program and furthering the cause of the space sector in the region and around the world. Hosting the IAC is an important milestone for us that will help consolidate our position in the league of space-faring nations.”
Yousuf Hamad AlShaibani, director-general, MBRSC said: “Being the first country in the Middle East to host this prominent event has been the spark that ignited our plan to create an unprecedented event. This one-of-a-kind assemblage, unmatched in scale and in scope, promises to deliver the best-ever International Astronautical Congress over the next five days.”