In line with its National Space Strategy, the UAE is exploring opportunities to enhance the space sector’s contribution to the national economy and promote the UAE’s regional and international presence in the space sector. This includes the exploration of celestial bodies, the development of satellite communication technology, and the deployment of the latest space technology in terrestrial applications.
A particular focus is on remote sensing applications through satellites, including natural resource mapping, environmental monitoring, land-use planning, and security.
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The UAE recognises the need for the applications of remote sensing through satellites, including natural resource mapping, environmental monitoring, land-use planning and security.