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  • About Us

    Established by the Dubai Government in 2006, the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology 

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  • Our Strategy

    To be recognized globally as a center of excellence in the field of space science and technological innovation.

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  • Our Projects

    EIAST's space program is striving to make the UAE an internationally recognized hub for pioneering space systems and for innovative

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  • Our Services

    We now have two fully-functioning satellites in orbit, both of which have been specifically engineered to function as Earth Observation 

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  • Entaliq Program

    EIAST’s Entaliq Scholarship oers -nancial support to eligible high school graduates.

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  • Khalifasat

    EIAST’s third and most technologically advanced satellite.

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  • Atlas

    The Atlas of the UAE is a composite of satellite images taken by DubaiSat-1

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  • RSAC 2014

    Remote Sensing Application competition to conduct scientific research and comprehensive study in designing and implementing state-of-the-art applications for the use of Earth Observation images acquired by DubaiSat-2.

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  • HAPS

    The HAPS system combines between the benefits of a satellite, in terms of altitude and applications, and an aircraft, in terms of re-usability and coverage

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  • PanGeo

    The PanGeo Alliance is the first global alliance of Earth Observation satellite operators

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Latest News

EIAST announces real-life case studies for Earth Day celebrations

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST), part of Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), celebrated World Earth Day with a touch of technology. To celebrate this important day, EIAST announced the results of 2 case studies that underwent change detection to their individual vegetation index. The Al Meydan and Sharjah University areas in the UAE underwent vegetation detection to highlight the changes between these 2 areas in the UAE, at two different …

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“I feel that the UAE has a strong wish to independently launch satellites, DubaiSat1 and DubaiSat2 are good examples of their desire. It’s very important that the government provides funding for such projects as you need to have the politics behind you, as well as a good idea and the ability to implement it. All these three points are brought together through EIAST”

Dr Rainer Sandau, Director Satellites & Space Applications IAA
Welcome to the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center Website

In his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued a decree establishing the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), which will incorporate, the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST). Please stay tuned as we go online with our new brand. Thank you!

أهلاً بكم في موقع مركز محمد بن راشد للفضاء

بناء على قرار صاحب السمو الشيخ محمد بن راشد آل مكتوم، نائب رئيس الدولة رئيس مجلس الوزراء "رعاه الله" بصفته حاكما لإمارة دبي، بإنشاء مركز محمد بن راشد للفضاء وضم مؤسسة الإمارات للعلوم والتقنية المتقدمة - إياست – إليه، الموقع قيد الإنشاء وسنوافيكم بتفاصيل أكثر لاحقا. شكرا