Specialized Artificial Intelligence Workshop for NSSA Employees

In an attempt to keep pace with the fourth industrial revolution of the Kingdom, and in light of the government's approach to the necessity of employing artificial intelligence techniques and making optimal use of AI to develop business, the National Space Science Agency organize a 2-day workshop for its employees led by Engineer Mohamed Boualay titled “Artificial Intelligence Techniques and Python Software” in an attempt to potentially link artificial intelligence to their work and to apply it in the areas of space science and applications.
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ISRO training programme on Nanosatellites

Alongside international participants from countries around the world, NSSA participated in the capacity building training programme on Nanosatellites, organized by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), UNNATI (UNispace Nanosatellite Assembly &Training by ISRO), taking place in Bangalore - India.
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Participation in the Austria World Space Forum 2019

In November 2019, The National Space Science Agency, represented by Dr Mohamed Al Othman, attended the World Space Forum 2019, in Vienna – Austria, titled 'Access to Space for All'. The forum was organized by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and co-sponsored by the European Space Agency (ESA).
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Meetings of the Arab Space Cooperation Group

Dr. Mohamed Al Aseeri, headed the Bahrain delegation participating in the meetings of the Arab Space Cooperation Group held on the side-lines of the Dubai International Aviation Exhibition, where the activities and meetings of the Arab Space Cooperation Group will continue over a period of five days, starting on Sunday 17 November 2019.
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Cooperation with the American Kallman Worldwide Inc. to provide scholarships for gifted students

The agreement will allow 4 high school students the opportunity to participate and represent the Kingdom of Bahrain in the space camp that is part of the “Astronaut Al Worden Endeavor” program, held in the United States of America in August 2021 and for a week. NSSA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, will nominate students, and the results of the selection will be announced at the Bahrain International Air Show 2020.
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NSSA Lab Analysts visit to Zayed University

The National Space Science Agency, represented by Engineer Ebrahim Al-Burshaid, visited Zayed University laboratory in the United Arab Emirates. Zayed University Laboratory's main initiative is to enable and catalyze interdisciplinary research efforts that advance understanding of hyperspectral processes and spatial relationships emphasizing earth and planetary environmental systems through improved theory, methods, technology, data, and community outreach. The laboratory’s primary focus initially is on hyperspectral analysis.
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Meeting Officials of the UAE Space Agency and Khalifa University

H.E. Eng. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, Chairman of the National Space Science Agency (NSSA), paid a visit to the UAE Space Agency to follow up on the cooperation projects between the Agency and NSSA. During the visit, he held a meeting with His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Nasser Al-Ahbabi, the Acting Director General of the UAE Space Agency, in the presence of senior officials from both sides. During the meeting, they reviewed the work progress in a number of joint projects and discussed future projects that contribute to achieving the objectives of the Memorandum of Understanding concluded between the two parties.
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Bahrain launches the first hackathon in space science

The NSSA in collaboration with "Clever Play" company, which is licensed in the field of space by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), launched the first of its kind Hackathon in the Kingdom of Bahrain and the GCC countries.
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