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Emirates Mars Mission workshop to be held in October

The workshop targets students and graduates of UAE universities and will include information about Mars' atmosphere and other features.

DUBAI // The second annual Emirates Mars Mission science workshop is set to take place in Dubai in October.

The workshop targets students and graduates from UAE universities and will be held on October 3 at The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City, the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre announced on Sunday.

The workshop will cover topics including the Martian atmosphere and other features of the Red Planet, as well as its history and evolution over millions of years.

Professors from UAE universities and international experts are also expected to take part.

The centre, under the supervision of the UAE Space Agency, is committed to developing the country’s expertise in Martian science and space exploration technology, said Salem Al Marri, the centre’s assistant director general for scientific and technical affairs.

Sarah Amiri, deputy project manager and science lead of the Emriates Mars Mission, said the workshop aims to create opportunities for those interested in the science of Mars to exchange information.

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Updated: August 14, 2016 04:00 AM

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