On Thursday, Expo Dubai 2020 revealed the launching of Space Week.
This concept is presenting several exhibitions and the opportunity for visitors to discuss with two of the UAE’s astronauts.
What is Space Week focusing on?
The inauguration of this event is possible thanks to the association of the UAE Space Agency with Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC).
The concept’s objective is to provide a great environment for space exploration. Therefore, visitors will be able to understand better the beauties of the space world.
There will be held several discussions by famous astronauts. Obviously, these conversations are meant to reveal the most hidden secrets of space. Also, will be debated several captivating topics. For example, some of the subjects are sustainability in space, the UAE’s space vision, and women’s essential contributions to space exploration.
Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director-General of Expo 2020 Dubai said:
“A safe, productive and responsible exploration of space is a growing priority for all the humanity. Nations large and small, economies developed and emerging are today taking their first strides into space, hoping that what we learn will positively impact our lives on the Earth and beyond.”
As a result, on October 17, astronauts Hazza Al Mansouri and Noura Al-Matroushi, and many other glorious astronomers will come to the Expo Dubai 2020. Thus, they will reveal interesting aspects about their many missions and latest discoveries.
Events and shows during the Space Week
On October 21 will occur the “Hope and Perseverance: Lessons Learnt from the Red Planet for Life on Earth” discussion. The focus here is to analyze the characteristics of Mars. What the exploration of Mars proposes for the future of human species on other planets? You will find the best answer if you will attend this event.
Shortly afterward, on October 23 will be held another debate on the topics such as sustainability and space travel, in association with the UAE Space Agency. On this occasion, the executive director of World Space Week will give a keynote speech.
In addition to these discussions, on the same day of October 23, will occur a special show. “Never Be Lost: Learn to Read the Stars” is a unique experience that displays both physical and digital celestial presentations.