You Can Now Test a Software on an Active Satellite in Orbit

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 08 September 2021
You Can Now Test a Software on an Active Satellite in Orbit

Dubai inaugurated an earth station for educational satellites Code in Space Satellite Ground Station.

Located in the Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (Dtec), the station will support Orbital Space’s Code in Space programme, which offers students and technology enthusiasts an opportunity to develop and test software code on a live satellite’s onboard computer.

This move aims to provide students with the opportunity to interact with satellites orbiting Earth and learn the basics of managing these satellites and its technology.

The Code in Space Satellite Ground Station will also spark ideas and innovations that contribute to launching new services and products related to satellites and space technology applications.

The Code in Space programme is witnessing major participation by students from various elite universities, including Khalifa University, the Higher Colleges of Technology, Kuwait University, the American University of the Middle East, the Sabah Al-Ahmad Center for Giftedness and Creativity, the University of Bahrain, and Al Hekma International School Bahrain.

Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (Dtec) is largest entrepreneurship centre in the MENA region wholly owned by DSOA.

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