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Abu Dhabi defence industries to build satellites with Airbus

Abu Dhabi state defence and security entity Tawazun is to build a satellite assembly, integration and testing centre with Airbus in the United Arab Emirates’ oasis city of Al Ain, state news agency WAM reported on Wednesday. The centre also intends to manufacture components for small to medium-sized communication, navigation …

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Can Human Hibernation take us to Mars?

By Anna Kucirkova   The problems of overpopulation and environmental issues have our world leaders considering what the next step is to ensure the survival of humanity. What are we to do once the population has reached the critical tipping point? What about if the earth become uninhabitable? Our sister …

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Mars ‘ghost’ dunes may have evidence of alien life

Newly published research shows that hundreds of depressions on Mars’ surface, known as “ghost dunes,” could hold evidence of ancient life. The research, published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, shows that each of the ancient dunes (most likely sand dunes) are the size of the U.S. Capitol. They’ve …

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Did Life On Earth Actually Originate On Mars?

With last week’s news that NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover detected “tough” organic molecules in 3-billion-year-old sedimentary rocks within five centimeters of the surface, at least one prominent planetary scientist thinks that the debate over whether Mars first seeded Earth with life or vice-versa will only intensify. The findings appeared in …

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Hunt on for first Emirati astronauts

The UAE on Wednesday launched a hunt to identify four young Emirati astronauts who will be sent to space as part of the country’s ambitious space exploration programme. His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Wednesday called …

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Space, science key to better life, says Abdullah

The UAE’s space ambitions hinge heavily on an education sector inclined towards science, top officials told the Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) Science Event in Dubai on Saturday. The first edition of the high-profile event, held at Etihad Museum, aimed to raise awareness and interest in space, science and …

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