United Arab Emirates launches $820M fund to boost domestic space economy

Armed with $19.5M, LiveEO plots a big data course between satellite geospatial information and industry

The United Arab Emirates will pour more than $800 million into space initiatives through a massive new fund, with the first investment going toward the establishment of a remote sensing satellite constellation. That constellation, called “Sirb” (the Arabic word for a flock of birds), will use synthetic aperture radar technology to capture high-resolution images. The […]

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