Emirati engineers build third Dubai satellite

Dubai – Dubai is preparing to send a third new satellite into earth’s orbit in 2018.

Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) officials told reporters on Wednesday that the UAE’s most technologically advanced image satellite, dubbed KhalifaSat, is now under assembly by a team of Emirati engineers.

The final design of the KhalifaSat engineering model along with the software and systems contained in the satellite have been completed.

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Source: gulfnews.com

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