Tuesday, August 18, 2015

You want to know more about space?

The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, MBRSC, has announced the launch of its new magazine ‘Majarat’, which focuses on space science and technology, and is aimed at spreading knowledge and awareness about the centre’s work, local and global space science news and related discoveries and points of scientific interest from around the world.

Published bi-monthly in Arabic and English, the magazine will set new standards in science publications, discussing sophisticated topics in layman’s language to suit various age groups and educational backgrounds. Majarat will be distributed in ministries, government departments, universities, and youth and sports clubs in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.

Commenting on the launch, Mona Al Qemzi, Assistant Director-General, Administrative and Financial, MBRSC and Managing Editor of the magazine, said, "One of MBRSC’s highest priorities is to create community awareness about science and technology. With its determination to educate the community and to continuously expose the new generation to this exciting and progressive sector that is evolving at impressive rates, the centre also aims to enhance the UAE’s position as a pioneer in this field. We need to engage highly qualified personnel in the future, who will join the current team and work on the ambitious projects the centre is planning in the field of space science and satellites.

"Majarat will be a link between MBRSC and the various ministries, authorities and academic bodies in the UAE, as well as a link to community members. It will facilitate in spreading information about the activities of the centre, its projects, achievements, as well as all news in the fields of space science and technology," she added.
The magazine will also be published in soft copy on the centre’s website. –End-

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