DEWA'S Nanosatellite Set For Launch Today

  • Publish date: Thursday، 13 January 2022
DEWA'S Nanosatellite Set For Launch Today
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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) will launch its satellite under its Space-D Programme today (Thursday).

DEWASAT-1 nanosatellite will be on board a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that’ll blast into space from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA’s) Space-D Programme, which was launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in January 2021.

The nanosatellite aims to help DEWA use space technologies to enhance its electricity and water networks.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, will attend the launch along with officials from DEWA, SpaceX, and NanoAvionics.