Director General message

The setting up of the UAE Space Agency marks a turning point in the nation’s development by establishing Space technology as a new drive for diversified economic growth. The activities and initiatives of the Agency will be a source of national pride, which will contribute to the spread of knowledge.

Our vision is to launch space projects that will help the development of the UAE’s economy, support local, regional and international space study and technology and create exciting learning and career opportunities for our people.

We want to contribute to the diversification of the national economy through the space sector and raise awareness of the importance of the space technologies, enhance national capabilities and encourage peaceful application of space research. We know that the people of the UAE will support us on this hugely ambitious project and we look forward to working with the brightest and most gifted talent to realize our dreams and succeed in our campaigns.

To achieve all this, we need to nurture local talent and create globally competitive Emiratis. The UAE has excellent academic facilities which are perfect for bright, curious and talented youth to engage with learning and to develop into tomorrow’s leaders and pioneers of the UAE space sector.


H.E. Dr. Mohammed Al Ahbabi

Director General

UAE Space Agency

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