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Flat6Labs Announces Investment in SARsatX, Space Tech Startup in KSA and UAE

Flat6Labs, the leading seed and early-stage venture capital firm in the MENA region, has announced its investment in SARsatX, a promising Space Tech startup based in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. SARsatX is a standout participant in Cycle…

Pioneering the Future: Dr Miroslav Rozloznik on Hydronaut Project’s Innovations in Space and Underwater Research

In this interview, we are speaking with Miroslav, the driving force behind the Hydronaut Project, which is at the forefront of innovative space and underwater research, leveraging unique technologies to enhance human spaceflight and marine environment studies. As the GCC…

Gulf Cooperation Council Unites for Space Exploration: Workshop Highlights Regional Collaboration

The General Secretariat of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf recently organized a pivotal workshop titled “Cooperation in the Field of Space,” aimed at fostering collaboration among Gulf nations in space exploration and development. The workshop,…

NASA Administrator’s Diplomatic Mission: Fostering International Space Collaboration

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson is set to embark on a diplomatic mission to strengthen international collaboration and promote the peaceful exploration of space. Beginning Thursday, Nelson will visit Italy, Vatican City, and Saudi Arabia to engage with key government and…

Saudi Space Agency and World Economic Forum to Launch Centre for Space Futures

Saudi Space Agency is partnering with the World Economic Forum to establish the Centre for Space Futures, slated to open in autumn 2024. This initiative aims to facilitate public-private dialogues on space collaboration, integrate best practices from the Forum and…

NSSA and TUA: A Landmark Meeting for Space Collaboration

Dr. Mohamed Al-Aseeri, Director General of the National Space Science Agency (NSSA) of Bahrain, shared exciting news of his successful meeting with H.E. Mr. Yusuf Kıraç, President of the Turkish Space Agency (TUA), on April 25th, 2024. This meeting marked…

Bayanat & Yahsat Shareholders Approve Merger, Forming SPACE42

Bayanat and Yahsat shareholders have approved the merger, creating SPACE42! The merger of G42 geospatial AI company Bayanat and Mubadala satellite services subsidiary Yahsat has been given the green light, forming a $4 billion group named SPACE42. The General Assembly…

US Embassy Celebrates 248th Independence Day with Shared US-Saudi Vision for Space Exploration

The US Embassy in Riyadh celebrated the 248th anniversary of Independence Day with a reception hosted by Ambassador Michael Ratney. The event, attended by guest of honor Prince Faisal bin Abdulaziz bin Ayyaf, Riyadh Region mayor, highlighted the future of…

Orbital EOS Designs Gaia, the World’s Best AI in Hydrocarbon Spill Detection, with 98% Accuracy in Predictions

Valencian company Orbital EOS has designed Gaia, the world’s best artificial intelligence tool for satellite detection of hydrocarbon spills in the ocean, with nearly 98% accuracy in its predictions. Pablo Benjumeda, Director of Operations at Orbital EOS, explains that their…

New Regulations Open Up Space for Earth Observation (EO) Businesses

The Communications and Space Technology Commission (CST) has launched an initiative to boost the Kingdom’s space sector and economy. They’ve issued two key documents: Goals of the Initiative The application document emphasizes the importance of user rights, secure data trading,…