MBRSC announces the launch of the 2nd Annual EMM Science Workshop
The workshop will discuss the science of the Martian atmosphere to educate UAE undergraduates and graduate students
aTP- Arab tourism portal News – Dubai- The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced the 2nd Annual EMM Science Workshop, which targets students, graduates and educational entities from various UAE universities. The workshop, which will be held on October 3rd at The Westin Dubai, will address the science of the Martian atmosphere, as well as various topics about the Red Planet, its history and evolution over millions of years, with the participation and the presence of professors from UAE universities, the international scientific community, and students from the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program.
Engineer Salem Humaid Al Marri, Assistant Director General for Scientific and Technical Affairs at MBRSC, emphasised that: “The Emirates Mars Mission – Hope is of great importance, being a pivotal phase in the space sector journey in the UAE. Being delegated to design, implement and supervise all the phases of the project, under the supervision of the UAE Space Agency, MBRSC is committed to the development of national capacity in Martian science and outer space exploration technology, so as to achieve the UAE’s strategy in the field of space and to serve the project’s current and future requirements and objectives.”
Sarah Amiri, Deputy Project Manager, Science Lead of the Emirates Mars Mission, said: "This workshop is in line with the efforts of MBRSC and the Emirates Mars Mission, to create opportunities for exchanging information among those who are interested in Martian science.”
She also pointed out the team’s focus on developing the UAE’s capabilities and enriching the knowledge on the Martian atmosphere amongst the new generation.