Egyptian Space Day .. for the sake of society
Under the patronage of Dr. Mustafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, the Egyptian Space Agency organized, under the auspices of the Egyptian Science and Technology Foundation, under the auspices of Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, a space day entitled "Egyptian Space Day ... Space for Society", at the headquarters of the Center for Leaders Return And business administration in Cairo.
This day is considered an open day concerned with space and satellite science, in which the Egyptian Space Agency reviewed its most important achievements in the space field over the past years until the announcement of the establishment of the Egyptian Space Agency with the text of Law No. 3 of 2018.
Today’s activities started with republican peace, then the opening session during which Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education, reviewed scientific research the most important partnerships with friendly countries in the fields of space science, led by France, Kazakhstan, Italy and China.
Abdel Ghaffar pointed out that Egypt is in the process of an important event this year, which is the opening of the satellite manufacturing and assembly center in the space city in cooperation with China. John Yves Lugal.
Abdul Ghaffar added that the borders of cooperation are not limited to Europe, but extend to both America and Asia, including the agreements signed during the "Tikkad 7" summit in Japan. And that the fields of space depend not only on the manufacture and launch of satellites, but also the fields of scientific research, including space medicine and many other fields.
On the academic level, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research indicated that the state supports all research and scientific teams in universities, and among the activities in this framework is the first satellite of Egyptian universities.
Prof. Dr. Mohamed Al-Qousy, CEO of the Agency, also spoke about the Agency's programs and activities since taking over the responsibility, future plans and the Agency's program, including the various training, educational and manufacturing hubs, as well as partnerships and protocols with Egyptian universities.
Dr. Al-Qousi pointed to the achievements of Egypt in the field of space, and that it is the result of a great effort from the Egyptian specialized cadres, in a way that achieves Egyptian national development and security.
Dr. Al-Qousi added that he was keen on setting a timetable for the next 10 years that would meet Egypt's aspirations in the field of space, which went beyond launching satellites to explore outer space and its space waste as a result of the intensive activities of different countries, as well as scientific research, including medicine. The space, which is no longer a luxury, especially since astronauts in particular are infected with certain diseases and not others, provided that the exploration is through a program aimed at sending Egyptian astronauts to outer space within 10 years at the most.
Al-Qousi also mentioned that the Egyptian aspirations do not stop there, but rather go beyond him to send a vehicle to outer space, which is an area that the Egyptian state must accompany.
A specialized platform for organizing scientific and societal programs and activities launched by the conference to exchange experiences and research between specialists in space science and technology in Egypt and the Arab and African region.
This day was drafted between the Egyptian Space Agency with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, to present an integrated picture of the activities of the agency and its collaborators, as it was organized in cooperation with the Arab Science and Technology Foundation, and with the support of the "CIB" bank, "Syware" Systems Company , The Egyptian Company for Space Applications and Remote Sensing, Al-Azhar University, and the Leadership Development Center.
Today witnessed the presence of experts and academics specializing in the fields of space science, and many ambassadors of foreign, African and Arab countries, among them Ambassador Stefan Romate, Ambassador of France, Arman Isagaliev, Ambassador of Kazakhstan, Dina Mufti of Ethiopia.
The secretary of the Libyan Labor Committee, Mohamed Ammar, was represented by Eng. Ashraf Rashad, head of the Future National Party.
And participated in today's activities, school students, universities and community members of all ages and businesses. In order to encourage innovative ideas and entrepreneurship, which will contribute to deepening the concept of a knowledge economy by linking the productive sectors of knowledge with businessmen and investors.