As Part of the Bahraini-UAE Program, a Satellite will be Launched on 20 Feb

Engineers of the Bahrain Space Team together with space engineer from the UAE Space Agency and Khalifa University cooperated in designing and developing “Dhabi Sat”, a micro-satellite, which could not have been completed without the support of Yahsat Satellite Communications, in the United Arab Emirates, and Northrop Grumman International. The satellite is scheduled to be launched from the Wallops Flight Centre in Virginia, US, to the International Space Station on Saturday, 20 February 2021.
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Work is Ongoing to Launch the First Bahraini Satellite in 2021

CEO, Dr Mohamed Al Aseeri, emphasized that the fulfilment of the vision of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the country's beloved ruler, to bring Bahrain to the ranks of advanced countries in the field of space science in order to achieve comprehensive and sustainable development, is the essence of the Agency's work.
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Bahrain to Launch its First Satellite Before October 2021

Within the framework of his keenness and close follow-up on the work progress of Bahrain Space Team, H.E. Eng. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Space Science Agency (NSSA), chaired a meeting that was attended by engineer Dr. Mohamed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Director-General of the UAE Space Agency, engineer Dr. Mohamed Ebrahim Al-Aseeri, Chief Executive Officer of NSSA and a number of senior officials of both parties, together with Bahrain Space Team currently present at the sisterly state of the United Arab Emirates. The meeting reviewed the latest developments on the progress of the team's work and research projects, and on the challenges faced in their study of current circumstances with the aim of overcoming obstacles.
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A Satellite Laboratory at University of Bahrain

The Minister of Transportation & Telecommunications, recently made an inspection visit to the Satellite Laboratory at the University of Bahrain, which has been established in cooperation with NSSA.
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Eng. Yaqoub Al Qassab, joins a live panel discussion on Abu Dhabi TV

NSSA employee, Eng. Yaqoub Al Qassab, joins a live panel discussion on Abu Dhabi TV, talking about the space science, applications and technology in general, the UAE journey of the Hope orbiter as the Arab world’s first interplanetary spacecraft, and finally Bahrain Space Team contribution in developing Mysat2 nano-satellite at Khalifa University. 
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Joint Seminar between NSSA and UAE Space Agency

The National Space Science Agency (NSSA) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Space Agency are keen to enhance relationships with strategic partners. Under the patronage of H.E. Eng. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, Bahrain's Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Space Agency (NSSA), and in the presence of Dr. Mohamed E. Al-Aseeri, NSSA's Chief Executive Officer, an information seminar was jointly arranged with the UAE Space Agency. Delivered using online visual technology, the event was held under the patronage of Her Excellency Sarah bint Yousef Al-Ameeri, the UAE's Minister of State for Advanced Technology, Leader of the UAE's Mars Discovery Team ‘Hope Probe’, in the presence of Eng. Dr. Mohammed Nasser Al-Ahbabi, Director-General of the UAE Space Agency as well as Dr. Khalid Al-Hashimi and Eng. Nasser Al-Hammadi, representatives from the UAE Space Agency.
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NSSA Sat 1 Project Timeline

Details about NSSA Sat 1 project partners, team, mission purpose, project duration, timeline, satellite size and payload.
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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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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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