National Space Science And Technology Center
The National Space Science and Technology Center (NSSTC) has been initiated by the UAEU and the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, represented by the ICT Fund. Its creation is primarily motivated by the UAEU’s need to strengthen its role as a contributor of knowledge and education to the vital needs of the nation in the fields of space science and space technology and to become a significant space science and technology hub in the region. The main focuses of the NSSTC are research and development, higher education and community outreach. The priorities of the center are threefold: excellence in space science, engineering leadership in space technologies, and providing innovative solutions to societal challenges.