09:00

Airbus Little Engineer ‘Space’ Workshop – Break-out Room 1

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The workshop gives students the opportunity to simulate a space mission and send an unmanned mission to Mars. Students are tasked to build, assemble space vehicles and a rocket, program it, ready for launch and explore Mars. The mission includes launching a rocket, setting up a base, establishing communication and exploring Mars.

Airbus Space Workshop enables students to get a better understanding of space missions, the technologies and logistics needed, how these operate and what it takes to explore space. Students are encouraged to use science, technology, engineering and mathematics in a fun way, with hands-on activities.

14:30

UK National Space Academy and UAE Space Agency Masterclasses – Break-out Room 2

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In these Masterclasses presented by the UK National Space Academy and the UAE Space Agency, Academy Director Professor Anu Ojha and Academy General Manager Dr. Kierann Shah will lead hands-on and interactive sessions which include:

 
Collage thumbnail for WASS websiteUsing a real high-altitude pressure suit rated for the space environment to better understand the challenges of human survival in space
Collage thumbnail for WASS websiteHighlighting the benefit that space applications are making to human life on earth through the use of real-time space data
Collage thumbnail for WASS websiteExplaining the challenges of Martian exploration - including the use of Google Mars and examining Martian meteorites
08:30

Space Generation Advisory Council – Youth Space Forum – Break-out Room 1

Supported by: Epicos
 

The YSF will provide a forum for students and young professionals to exchange ideas, present their views and share their experiences to address how the next generation will lead and develop innovative ways to optimise their contributions to the space industry. 

Welcome Address
Ms. Minoo Rathnasabapathy, SGAC Executive Director

Keynotes
Sheikha Al Maskari, Chief Innovation Officer, UAE Space Agency
Nabil Azar, Regional Director, Middle East & North Africa Lockheed Martin Global, Inc.

 
Collage thumbnail for WASS websiteOutreach and Awareness: Identify gaps, new opportunities, programmes and services geared to help create and sustain a stronger, vibrant, efficient and effective workforce
Collage thumbnail for WASS websitePartnerships and Collaborations: The need to focus on how to enhance training and educational opportunities for the current and future workforce through diverse, collaborative partnerships
Collage thumbnail for WASS websitePerformance Metrics / Return on Investment (ROI): The need to establish an industry-developed model that measures the ROI on workforce development and training
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Collage thumbnail for WASS websiteCompetition: Factors affecting and obstructing the efforts in developing a qualified workforce, such as competition from other industries.

Airbus Little Engineer ‘Space’ Workshop

arabian-aerospace

The workshop gives students the opportunity to simulate a space mission and send an unmanned mission to Mars. Students are tasked to build, assemble space vehicles and a rocket, program it, ready for launch and explore Mars. The mission includes launching a rocket, setting up a base, establishing communication and exploring Mars.

Airbus Space Workshop enables students to get a better understanding of space missions, the technologies and logistics needed, how these operate and what it takes to explore space. Students are encouraged to use science, technology, engineering and mathematics in a fun way, with hands-on activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

09:30

UAE Genes in Space – Break-out Room 2

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The Global Space Congress welcomes the finalists of UAE Genes in Space competition, partnership of Boeing, UAE Space Agency and the National. The 5 teams of the national contest will present their work and the winner will be announced.

The goal of Genes in Space is to foster creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking among young innovators bridging the biological and physical sciences.