UAESA inks Artemis Accords for international space cooperation

SourceEmirates Business
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi / WAMThe UAE Space Agency (UAESA) was amongst the first signatories of Nasa’s Artemis Accords at the 71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC). In May 2020, Nasa, the American Space Agency, formally announced the Artemis Accords, based on a shared vision for principles, grounded in the United Nations’ Outer Space Treaty of 1967, to create a safe and transparent environment that facilitates exploration, science and commercial activities for the benefit of all humanity. In a virtual event hosted by Nasa, Sarah Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Technology and Chair of the UAE Space Agency joined Jim Bridenstine, Nasa Administrator along with the heads of the Space Agencies of Australia, Canada, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg and the UK. The UAE is committed to the advancement of space exploration while more...