Yesterday, the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center announced the end of the activities of the Space Exploration Camp 2023, which was extended for three weeks this December, achieving significant success in its goal, which will increase interest and interest among the youth.
The camp was attended by 40 students between the ages of seven and 17. For the first time, apart from the children's session, the camp was divided into separate sessions for girls and boys.
For the first time, young participants were offered exciting programs to learn, grow and experience the wonders of space exploration.
Throughout Space Explorer Camp 2023, students actively participated in a mix of theoretical and practical workshops, activities and competitions.
The agenda includes creating space missions, exploring space using drones, exploring the basics of space engineering, building rovers, building cubesats and tackling the exciting challenges of space exploration using robotics. The camp was organized by the team of Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center and the activities were designed to go beyond traditional classroom learning and provide students with hands-on experience in the field of space exploration. Held at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, the camp opened up new horizons to the participants through tours between the centre's departments and laboratories, giving them a glimpse into the living reality of space exploration. Adnan Al-Rayes, Assistant Director General for Space Operations and Exploration, said the camp was an important trip for the participating students, revealing the passion and creativity of these young minds, who believed through their experience the importance of such endeavors. The practical aspects of space science and exploration will play an important role in advancing the nation's ambitions in the field of space, contributing to shaping the future generation of scientists, engineers and pioneers.
The Space Explorer Camp is one of the projects managed by the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center within the Mars 2117 project, funded by the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority's ICT Fund, which aims to support research and development in the ICT sector. United Arab States.
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