Tag: space

    “Don’t look up”: the satire movie did not impress critics but captured social networks

    Netflix’s new movie “Don’t Look Up” was released just a few days ago, but has already garnered very mixed reviews. Opinion leaders call the film “genius” and film experts “far-fetched.”  Modern satire starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence has won the favor of social media, although it has been well received by film critics. Let’s […]

    Space: It’s getting too crowded up there

    Let’s read the opinion written by Ranvir S. Nayar, managing editor of Media India Group. *** China last month lodged a protest at the UN, accusing American billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX of irresponsible and unsafe behavior in space and of twice forcing its Tiangong space station to take evasive action. Days earlier, it was the […]

    Joint UAE-Bahraini nanosatellite Light-1 launched on 21st December

    The joint UAE-Bahraini nanosatellite Light-1 was launched to the International Space Station on 21st December 2021. It represents a major milestone of cooperation in space science, technology and engineering between the UAE and Bahrain, WAM states. Light-1 took off onboard a SpaceX CRS-24 flight on board of a Falcon 9 rocket after undergoing rigorous safety […]

    Look up! Qatar skies to see Al-Dibiyt meteor shower
    23 Dec 2021

    Get your cameras ready! Qatar’s skies will be decorated with the last celestial event of the year – the Ursid meteor shower – on December 22. Experts say the showers can be seen with the naked eye without using any astronomy devices or telescopes. The annual event happens between December 17 to December 26 of […]

    Oman astrotourism: look beyond the skies
    19 Sep 2021

    If you’re the type of person who loves to spot constellations in the night sky or maybe one that wakes up to catch the sunrise, then astrotourism is for you. If you are also an avid shutterbug, then there is nothing like it. Astrotourism is not just stargazing in your back garden or from the […]

    Space companies unite in the fight against space debris

    The Earth’s orbit is similar to a highway, where more than 3,000 artificial satellites of the Earth rotate at incredible speeds, up to 28 000 km per hour. The number of the latter will increase tenfold by 2030. Already, analysts say the figure is over 100 000. New artificial satellites will benefit humanity. An internet […]

    Space agency completes the hi-tech survey of palm trees in Bahrain

    The National Space Sciences Agency (NSSA) has completed a census to survey the number of palm trees in the kingdom, based on high-resolution images and accurate space data, Gulf Daily News reports. The study is in line with NSSA’s strategic goal of meeting the national needs through providing space data and earth observation information that […]