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Gallery: Ruler of Sharjah attends the launch of four astronomical projects

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurate 4 projects for Science and Space at the Sharjah Academy of Space and Astronomy Science and Technology.

Gallery: Ruler of Sharjah attends the launch of four astronomical projects
H.H Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi witnesses the launch of four modern astronomical projects at Sharjah Academy of Space and Astronomy Science and Technology (SASSAT).
Gallery: Ruler of Sharjah attends the launch of four astronomical projects
The first project is the Emirates Meteorological Monitoring Network, which consists of three towers, located at the SCASS in Sharjah and Al-Ahr, near Al Ain and Liwa, south of Abu Dhabi.
Gallery: Ruler of Sharjah attends the launch of four astronomical projects
The second project is the decoder radio telescope, which consists of four bipolar antennas and uses as the main module the radio JOVE NASA, one of the most active astronomical objects in the solar system, as well as for monitoring solar explosions and radio emissions of the Milky Way.
Gallery: Ruler of Sharjah attends the launch of four astronomical projects
The third project is Canadian Advanced Digital Ionosonde (CADI) is a low cost, state of the art, flexible, full-featured ionosonde ideal for both routine ionosphericCADI monitoring and research. CADI provides sounding capability using high power radio frequency pulses at vertical incidence.
Gallery: Ruler of Sharjah attends the launch of four astronomical projects
The fourth project is a 5-meter radio telescope where three SPIDER 500A telescopes are used to simulate the radio interference system of a 40-meter antenna.
Gallery: Ruler of Sharjah attends the launch of four astronomical projects
Ruler of Sharjah highlighted the importance of space and astronomy science and technology and studied it through a specialized academy, the Sharjah Academy of Space and Astronomy Science and Technology.
Gallery: Ruler of Sharjah attends the launch of four astronomical projects
H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurate 4 projects for Science and Space at the Sharjah Academy of Space and Astronomy Science and Technology.
Gallery: Ruler of Sharjah attends the launch of four astronomical projects
H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurate 4 projects for Science and Space at the Sharjah Academy of Space and Astronomy Science and Technology.
Gallery: Ruler of Sharjah attends the launch of four astronomical projects
H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurate 4 projects for Science and Space at the Sharjah Academy of Space and Astronomy Science and Technology.
Gallery: Ruler of Sharjah attends the launch of four astronomical projects
H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurate 4 projects for Science and Space at the Sharjah Academy of Space and Astronomy Science and Technology.