All of which is very, very epic. And also no doubt gave the parents of the students a suprise when they asked ‘what did you do at school today?’
‘Oh, just designed, built and launched a satellite into space. No biggie.’
The DhabiSat program is designed to help students design, build and test software modules for control systems. And the lessons they learn with this UAE satellite will then be passed on to future models.
We’ve had loads of amazing space stories recently including Richard Branson making it into space.
But our favourite has to be Nora Al Matrooshi who is the first female Arab astronaut from the UAE!