Given the very massive turnout for registration to the second batch searching for to hitch the UAE Astronaut Programme, the Mohammed bin Rashid Area Centre (MBRSC) has prolonged the deadline for utility submissions till 31 March 2020, geared toward offering Emiratis aspiring to have interaction in scientific exploration and manned house missions the chance to enrol within the programme.
Since asserting enrolment final December, the registration for the second batch of the UAE Astronaut Programme noticed a really massive curiosity from female and male Emiratis of all ages, specialities and sectors, because of the nice affect of the “Zayed Ambition” mission, the primary Emirati manned house mission by Hazzaa Al Mansoori to the Worldwide Area Station.
The MBRSC identified that candidates to the second batch of the UAE Astronaut Programme ought to be UAE nationals above 18 years of age, have proficiency in Arabic and English, and be college graduates. All professions can be thought-about, from engineers to pilots, army personnel to academics, and people concerned in STEM and different professions.
“The nice curiosity in becoming a member of the second batch of the programme displays the ambition of UAE residents, and their keenness to attain the UAE’s targets within the area of house exploration and realise extra milestones in house science and analysis,” mentioned Yousuf Hamad Al Shaibani, Director-Common of MBRSC.
Salem Humaid Al Marri, Head of the UAE Astronaut Programme, added, “After closing the registration for the second batch of the programme on March 31st, we’ll begin screening and evaluating functions, which can be adopted by private interviews with a committee consisting of 10 specialists, together with astronauts, Hazzaa Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi.”
These searching for to use for the second batch of the UAE Astronaut Programme can go to:
The UAE Astronaut Programme is funded by the ICT fund of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority.