Bahrain launches 100% Bahraini-built satellite project

The launch of a 100% Bahraini-built satellite project in the kingdom was announced.

The project is expected to be completed and launched by the end of December 2023, HH Shaikh Nasser said, noting that this project is a distinguished achievement for the Kingdom, as a group of Bahraini youth who are qualified in the field of space sciences and technologies will contribute to building it.

HH Shaikh Nasser paid tribute to the management of the National Space Science Agency (NSSA), for the tremendous efforts they have exerted to place the kingdom among leading countries in the space sector through NSSA’s ambitious projects and participation in various specialised gatherings, in addition to the research and studies it has conducted and published in international conferences and scientific journals.

NSSA Board of Directors Chairman, Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed indicated that the project is part of NSSA’s new strategy that begins with the launch of the first Bahraini satellite and ends in 2028, which reflects NSSA’s unwavering resolve to achieve HM the King’s vision in this regard.


Bahrain News Agency

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