Strategic objectives


  • First strategic objective is to organise and develop the space sector ensuring that it meets international standards and serves national interests. The Agency aims to contribute to the diversification of the national economy and support sustainable development. This objective will be achieved through two initiatives including the creation of a legal and regulatory framework for the sector space. This framework will define the powers that fall under the Agency’s control. The second initiative is the development and guidance of the space sector in the UAE.The preparation of a proposal for space policy space and law, the development of legislative regulations for the sector, and the preparation of an evaluation study of the industry will all be key elements of the first strategic objective. This program also includes the preparation of the UAE's innovation strategy in the field of space and the development of a national plan for human capital development within the sector.


  • The second strategic objective is to promote and support the efforts of scientific research and innovation. This objectives will be achieved through five services that will be provided by the Agency. These services include the establishment of an internal organisational unit that will manage and coordinate space projects, supporting and financing the Mars mission, supporting existing space projects in the UAE, the establishment of the Scientific Advisory Committee to advise on national space programs and entering into partnerships with local and international agencies that can provide the necessary knowledge and expertise to support the UAE space sector.


  • The third strategic objective is to attract and prepare national cadres to become pioneers in the field of space science. This task will involve the development of national talent, as well as increasing public awareness of the space industry. Training and scholarship programs will look to nurture national talent in local and international universities specializing in science and space-related studies. A strategic public relations and communications strategy will be key to this objective as well as digital communications which will help to strengthen public support for the Agency’s programs.


  • The fourth strategic objective is focused on ensuring that all the Agency’s services are in accordance with worldwide quality, efficiency and transparency standards. This will be achieved through the creation of an internal organizational unit that will manage and coordinate the agency projects, as well as the development of institutional performance systems. In addition, the fourth objective includes the preparation of an employment strategy and determining the Agency’s Emiratisation rate.