UAE National Observatory

National ObservatoryThe “UAE National Observatory”, its main strategic objectives will be to advance and facilitate scientific research in astronomy and astrophysics in the UAE, promote a solid astronomical base in the UAE, encourage scientific literacy and boost UAE nationals’ interest in this area.

In addition, the project is aimed to promote scientific literacy, provide programs of educational and general awareness, promote astronomy and space science in the community as a valuable field of study, enrich the professional experience of researchers in the UAE in the field of education and Astronomy, support the academic and research efforts through communication and explorations that will be held at the “UAE National Observatory”, hold national and international conferences to facilitate the exchange of scientific information and promote cooperation with other research centers, as well as support the development of national science curriculum in the domain of space exploration and research in collaboration with the concerned universities. This project is one of the UAE TRA initiatives and it’s going to bear its cost Telescope project through the ICT fund.

Investment Type: National Project

Investment Size: Withheld

Investment Date: 2013 – Present