Cooperation with Gulf Orbital Space

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed with Orbital Space for exchanging knowledge and experience, build capacity and implementing joint initiatives and projects.
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Two Affiliates Shine in Microsoft International Hackathon

Two affiliates of NSSA shined in the Microsoft Energy Core AI Academy Hackathon, along with their team members from Khalifa University, clinched the third position during the global competition for finding new ways to harness machine learning techniques to identify methane emissions and leaks from satellite remote sensing data.
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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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NSSA participates in the activities of the Arab Group for Space Cooperation

Within the global celebration of World Space Week—and as a part of the endeavours by the competent institutional bodies to achieve human aspirations to keep pace with the development in the technology, innovation and exploration with the aim of making broad and solid steps towards enhancing the growth and sustainability of the space sector—NSSA cooperated with the Arab Group for Space Cooperation through its participation in the activities of the World Space Week and held virtual seminars open to the public and those interested in this vital sector.
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NSSA participates in the Global Aerospace Summit 2020

The National Space Science Agency (NSSA) has participated in the fifth Global Aerospace Summit, as part of the agency’s keenness to enhance its endeavors to keep up with the latest strategies, developments, trends and technologies used by international agencies and employ them to meet national requirements.
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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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NSSA Participant Ranked Third in an International Competition

The NSSA in collaIn cooperation with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), the United Arab Emirates Space Agency hosted the preliminary stage of the international scientific competition, the Kibo Robot Programming Challenge. The event was organised by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) of the Japanese Space Centre in cooperation with the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), from March to June 2020.boration with "Clever Play" company, which is licensed in the field of space by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), launch the NASA Space Apps COVID-19 Challenge Virtual Hackathon.
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