Adnan Al Rais

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Adnan and his team are responsible for the development, design and implementation of the ground segment of the Emirates Mars Mission and also other future deep space missions undertaken by MBRSC.

In addition, Adnan is responsible for the commercialisation of MBRSC projects, specifically on the commercialization of DubaiSat-1 and DubaiSat-2 imaging products and services. Adnan was part of the team that built the UAEs first ground station at the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science & Technology (EIAST) in 2007 and also worked with the team building the ground segment of the DubaiSat satellite series, introducing introduce commercial ground support services and antenna hosting services from EIAST’s Ground Station in Dubai

Adnan has published and presented a number of papers in the areas of remote sensing and satellite image applications. He holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering from Khalifa University, Sharjah