All you need to know about partial solar eclipse in UAE today

Solar eclipse time: Watch live stream

The exact timing of the eclipse varies by state and time zone across the North American continent, with visibility contingent upon weather conditions

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Total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024: Time, path and how to watch

The upcoming total solar eclipse slated for April 8 is set to be one of the most significant astronomical occurrences of the year.


Mission-ready: UAE astronauts complete NASA training

The NASA programme further expanded astronauts’ skill set to cover critical areas such as spacewalking, robotics and piloting the T-38 training jet


TikTok, Zoom and Mohammad the Humanoid Robot headline DeepFest opener

At DeepFest, stakeholders are optimistic about the potential to expand, scale, and drive innovation in AI, underscoring Riyadh’s emergence as a key player in the global technology landscape


UAE space odyssey: New deal with NASA for Artemis Lunar Gateway airlock, Moon mission

Gateway will support sustained exploration and research in deep space, provide a home for astronauts to live and work, including a staging point for lunar surface missions

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Annular solar eclipse 2023: Watch live

The Americas will witness a rare ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse on October 14

OSIRIS-REx Sample Return from Asteroid Bennu

NASA’s Osiris-Rex mission brings sample from Asteroid Bennu: Why is it significant?

The returned samples from Bennu will aid scientists in understanding various aspects of planet formation

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Annular solar eclipse on October 14: A celestial ‘ring of fire’

This particular type of eclipse occurs when the moon, positioned at or near its farthest point from Earth, does not entirely block the sun’s face

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Sultan AlNeyadi to return to the UAE on September 18: MBRSC

The UAE astronaut will return home after successfully completing his debrief and recovery programme in the US

ALNeyadi space experiments Image courtesy WAM

AlNeyadi conducted over 200 research experiments on ISS. Here are some highlights

The experiments covered topics including the cardiovascular system, epigenetics, plant biology, human life sciences, material science, sleep analysis and advanced exploration technologies

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UAE: Sultan AlNeyadi’s return to Earth delayed, new date released

The Emirati astronaut will begin his journey back to Earth from the International Space Station on Sunday, September 3


SpaceX launches Crew-7 to ISS, Sultan AlNeyadi scheduled to come back to Earth soon

SpaceX’s Crew-6 who have been living on the ISS since March, will spend the next week welcoming the Crew-7 astronauts before returning to Earth

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Sultan AlNeyadi to begin his return to Earth soon, NASA announces date

Sultan AlNeyadi will be brought back aboard the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft which recently docked at the ISS

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Perseids meteor shower 2023: How to watch it in the UAE

The Dubai Astronomy Group is hosting a viewing event at Al Awir desert on Saturday, August 12, from 10pm to 3am

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Gardening in space: Sultan AlNeyadi’s new experiment looks at mental health impact of growing food

The experiment investigates the psychological impact on astronauts growing, tending, and consuming fresh produce during long-duration space missions

International Space Station receives Saudi astronauts after their maiden space flight. Image Credit: NASA TV

Rayyanah Barnawi, Ali Al Qarni’s first day at the International Space Station

The Axiom 2 mission brings together three Arab astronauts on board the ISS for the first time in history

Live: UAE astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi to takeoff on space mission

Lift off: UAE astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi en route to space

The mission, dubbed Crew-6, will include a series of experiments and research

NASA announces new launch date for space mission carrying UAE astronaut

NASA reveals new launch date for mission carrying UAE astronaut

The six-month long mission will include several scientific experiments and research endeavours

UAE astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi to travel to space on February 26

UAE astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi to travel to space on February 26

The Falcon 9 rocket and the Dragon Endeavour spacecraft is scheduled to launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida


NASA craft rams distant asteroid in test of Earth’s defense

NASA launched its DART spacecraft in November of 2021 with the express purpose of colliding with an asteroid about the size of a football stadium at 14,000 miles per hour

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NASA’s return to the moon starts with critical test flight

The objective is to demonstrate the Orion capsule can be safely launched and recovered before an attempt is made with a human crew

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Cover story: A look at OPPO and Hasselblad’s blend of classic and contemporary

OPPO has enabled cutting-edge imaging technology in its Find X5 series, thanks to its strategic collaboration with veteran camera manufacturer Hasselblad

UAE and US’ Mars missions to collaborate on science data analysis

The partnership will enable the sharing and collaborative analysis of data and observations made by EMM’s Hope Probe and NASA’s MAVEN

Climate change made the last eight years the hottest on record

Last year’s global average temperature was a bit more than 1° Celsius higher than the 1880-1900 average

Fitbit to equip NASA employees with wearables to check Covid-19

Health indicators from wearables shown to identify flu-like illnesses before symptoms emerge

UAE astronaut programme shortlists 61 candidates for second edition

The candidates have been shortlisted from 4,305 applicants

UAE Space Agency signs NASA’s Artemis Accords for cooperation in space exploration

NASA’s Artemis Accords is based on the vision of the United Nations’ Outer Space Treaty of 1967

NASA to train four Emirati astronauts for future missions

The programme created as part of the new partnership includes the same elements and modules featured in the training of NASA astronauts

UAE Hope Probe

UAE Hope Probe: To Mars and beyond

Along with the Hope Probe, the UAE’s space ambitions and its endeavours towards a knowledge-based economy have also taken flight