EIAST

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  • About EIAST

    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 participates in 2014 SPIE Optics + Photonics Conference in the Netherlands

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) participated at the SPIE Optics + Photonics conference held recently at the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre in the Netherlands. Participating in the conference for the fourth consecutive time, EIAST had long strived to represent the UAE in international forums related to optics and photonics science and technology in addition to techniques used in satellite image processing to establish itself as a leader in the …

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Testimonials

“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