Students across the UAE take part in MBRSC’S space science education programme

  • Date: 08-Jun-2023
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector:Education
  • Country:UAE
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Students across the UAE take part in MBRSC’S space science education programme

- Encompasses a wide range of space and scientific topics, with one of the key sessions being the ‘Microorganisms in Space' workshop, providing students with a unique opportunity to understand microorganisms in space.

- Workshop also included an introduction to MBRSC’s projects, details about the longest Arab space mission in history along with an exploration of Sultan AlNeyadi’s science experiments on the ISS.

Dubai – UAE: The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) announced the launch of an ongoing educational outreach programme – the Space Science Education Programme. This initiative fosters enriching collaborations with various schools, encouraging participation from students across the Emirates of the UAE. With an aim to expand the comprehension and appreciation of space science, this initiative has been meticulously crafted to inspire a new generation of space enthusiasts within the UAE's student community.

The programme commenced with its inaugural session on the ‘Microorganism in Space' workshop as part of the second mission of the UAE Astronaut Programme (UAEAP), with Sultan AlNeyadi. This workshop features an exciting exploration of microorganisms in space, offering a fascinating insight into how minute life forms behave differently in the unique environment of space, stimulating interest in the fast-emerging area of study in space biology.