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Re: UAE space agency
« Reply #21 on: 04/09/2015 11:21 PM »
The UAE Space Agency and the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) announced a collaboration agreement.

More: http://www.thenational.ae/uae/science/uae-space-agency-to-collaborate-with-france-for-mars-mission
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Re: UAE space agency
« Reply #22 on: 04/20/2015 03:23 AM »
Things may be picking up. The UAE has decreed that a space center be built to support their Mars mission.

http://www.astrowatch.net/2015/04/united-arab-emirates-establishes-space.html
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Re: UAE space agency
« Reply #24 on: 05/07/2015 07:08 AM »
Its a very nice video going into the why, how and when of the mission. Launch is in July 2020 with the main science focus being the Mars atmosphere. It is called the Emirates Mars Mission. They will manage and build the spacecraft themselves. They show a UAE vehicle with six boosters, core, third stage and a fregate type fourth stage, which the video shows staying attached to the third stage! Oops. I guess this satellite is staying in LEO. :-) My guess is that with the involvement of CNES, they will probably use a Soyuz STBF.
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Re: UAE space agency
« Reply #25 on: 05/07/2015 05:06 PM »


In this picture something is not right !!!


rocket launched from saudi arabia !!??


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Re: UAE space agency
« Reply #26 on: 05/07/2015 05:12 PM »
& here !


earth is not visible !!! :o


Rocket heading towards earth !? ???



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Re: UAE space agency
« Reply #27 on: 05/07/2015 05:19 PM »
I don't know for sure that they intend to launch this thing from UAE soil, but earlier in the video you see the rocket in a completely different position. The only reasonable explanation is artistic license/continuity goof on the part of the people who made the animation. In other words, nothing to read into.

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Re: UAE space agency
« Reply #28 on: 05/07/2015 05:42 PM »
A UAE space program could be a truly exciting endeavour. The UAE has a lot of money, and a lot of drive. They spend money on big projects like they're shovelling slag out of a blast furnace.

Edit: It's also wonderful that they're looking to do something for the global image of the region at large. Arabia needs some positive press.

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Re: UAE space agency
« Reply #29 on: 05/07/2015 05:56 PM »
They will be struggling to send anything to Mars by 2021 if UAE are planning to develop their own LV from scratch. I'm picking they will use somebody else's LV and develop the payload themselves.
If it is somebody else's LV then the video indicates SpaceX but 3 boosters!!.
That 3 booster thing HAS to be notional, someone playing with KSP too much.  May or may not be SpaceX, who knows but ITAR says it would be hard.
I guess they could always ask China or Russia...
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Re: UAE space agency
« Reply #30 on: 05/08/2015 07:30 AM »
The launch vehicle is most likely going to be Soyuz/Fregat, probably from Kourou. The video shows a Soyuz/Fregat core with a made up booster configuration. Also, from the pdf they say

"The Probe will be housed in the nose cone of a rocket similar to those used to launch satellites and astronauts visiting the International Space Station."
« Last Edit: 05/08/2015 07:33 AM by Steven Pietrobon »
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Re: UAE space agency
« Reply #31 on: 05/08/2015 10:29 AM »
It looks like they are applying the knowledge they gained from their Earth Observation program to deep space.

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Re: UAE space agency
« Reply #32 on: 06/15/2015 04:40 PM »
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After success of India’s Mars mission at a budget of Rs 450 crore, the Unites Arab Emirates (UAE) has now approached Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for launch its own mission to red planet in 2020, the government said Monday. 

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/UAE-Seek-ISROs-Assistance-to-Launch-its-Own-Mars-Mission/2015/06/15/article2868080.ece
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Re: UAE space agency
« Reply #33 on: 09/24/2015 05:22 AM »
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Without naming any agency, he said at least one Gulf country wants to kick-start its space activities by launching a Mars mission with ISRO’s help. A few other Asian nations are also sharpening their space plans, purely egged on by the MOM effect.

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/mom-turns-one-spurs-asian-wannabes/article7684119.ece
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Re: UAE space agency
« Reply #34 on: 09/24/2015 10:20 AM »
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Without naming any agency, he said at least one Gulf country wants to kick-start its space activities by launching a Mars mission with ISRO’s help. A few other Asian nations are also sharpening their space plans, purely egged on by the MOM effect.

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/mom-turns-one-spurs-asian-wannabes/article7684119.ece

Looks like there might be significant financial rewards for Indian from Mars Orbiter Mission.

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Re: UAE space agency
« Reply #35 on: 09/29/2015 07:33 PM »
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Abu Dhabi: The UAE Space Agency has made an official visit to the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) to discuss opportunities of cooperation between the two organisations.

The UAE delegation was led by Dr Khalifa Al Rumaithi, chairman of the agency, and included Dr Mohammad Al Ahbabi, director-general of the agency, and a number of senior officials of the agency. They met a number of Isro engineers and officials.

The delegation learnt about the Indian space sector and the different programmes that Isro has led within space exploration. They also looked at India’s satellite launching capabilities.

The visit also involved a tour of the Satellite Assembly and Testing Centre for Isro, where the final tests are made to satellites before they are launched. This was followed by a visit to the Control and Information Centre for the Indian Mars probe project, which was launched in 2013 and began to orbit Mars last year.

The delegation was briefed on the quality and type of information received at the centres and the methods of collecting and distributing this information to other science and research bodies.

Al Rumaithi said: “The UAE and India have deep bonds and connections that span across political, economic, commercial and cultural historic roots. Working together within the space sector will only strengthen these connections and bring benefits to the UAE that include knowledge transfer and human capital development.”

http://gulfnews.com/news/uae/government/uae-space-agency-explores-cooperation-with-india-s-isro-1.1591990
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Re: UAE space agency
« Reply #36 on: 09/29/2015 07:37 PM »
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Without naming any agency, he said at least one Gulf country wants to kick-start its space activities by launching a Mars mission with ISRO’s help. A few other Asian nations are also sharpening their space plans, purely egged on by the MOM effect.

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/mom-turns-one-spurs-asian-wannabes/article7684119.ece

Looks like there might be significant financial rewards for Indian from Mars Orbiter Mission.

More than what they had anticipated.Not only the satellite performed beyond expectations but also their coffers are filled with launch requests.
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Re: UAE space agency
« Reply #38 on: 11/12/2015 06:16 PM »
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34790041

During Mars launch windows Mars and the Earth are *not* at their closest, as this ill-informed article claims.   Normally Mars is close to western quadrature relative to the Earth for a launch window.
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Re: UAE space agency
« Reply #39 on: 02/11/2016 01:45 AM »
UAE, Isro to ink deal for launching first Arab Mars mission

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Isro will be signing a deal on Thursday with its counterpart in the United Arab Emirates to launch Arab world’s first ever mission to Mars.

The MoU between Isro and UAE space agency is among several that would be signed during the visit of Emirates’ de-facto ruler and crown prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to New Delhi.

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/528169/uae-isro-ink-deal-launching.html
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