Thousands of Emiratis want to become the UAE's next astronaut

Thousands of Emiratis want to become the UAE's next astronaut

11 Dec 2019

The UAE Astronaut Programme received nearly 1,000 applications during the first 4 hours of registration

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply for the second batch of the UAE Astronaut Programme. All professions will be considered, from engineers to pilots, military personnel to teachers, those involved in STEM and other professions. The following criteria should be met: Emirati national, over 18 years old, proficiency in Arabic and English, and University Graduate (Bachelor’s or higher).

Under the umbrella of MBRSC, the UAE Astronaut Programme, the first of its kind in the region, aims to develop scientific cadres and prepare future generations of astronauts.