Milestone for UAE space agency

The Space Agency has officially launched its social media platforms on the occasion of the country’s 43rd National Day celebrations.

The UAE space agency has officially launched its social media platforms on the occasion of the country’s 43rd National Day.

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google + will be used regularly by the agency to keep followers and public informed about the UAE’s space exploration programmes.

Director general of the UAE Space Agency, Dr Mohammad Nasser Al Ahbabi, said: “The UAE Space Agency is proud to launch its social media platforms on this special day, recognising the importance of communication, dialogue and cooperation in realising our dreams.Our projects have begun and we want to keep the public and the youth updated on the progress that is being made.”

The UAE Space Agency was established by Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan in July. Once the agency was established the Mission to Mars was announced, which will coincide with the 50th anniversary of the UAE’s formation.

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Published: December 2, 2014 04:00 AM

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