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President of Japan’s JAXA praises partnership with UAE

ABU DHABI, nineteenth July, 2023 (WAM) — Yamakawa Hiroshi, President of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), praised the fruitful house partnership between the UAE and Japan and added that the UAE had witnessed important achievements.
He additionally mentioned that he was assured, “we will continue to enhance this aerospace partnership. Looking back, we had the precious opportunity of working together in launching the UAE’s first entirely Emirati-made satellite, KhalifaSat, in 2018, and the Emirates Mars Mission’s Hope Probe, UAE’s first uncrewed, interplanetary satellite to study the Martian atmosphere, in 2020 – both via Japan’s H-IIA launch vehicles.
He noted, “This 12 months, by sharing science alternatives onboard Japan’s Kibo Experimental Module on the International Space Station, we are going to interact in an experiment that may be utilised to create future medicines. We are additionally collaborating in inspiring future generations by participating in house training actions by means of the JAXA-led, Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) framework.
“Space plays an important role in tackling global issues such as climate change and disaster management and uncovering the mysteries of the universe. We are committed to further strengthening our partnership with the UAE to jointly create a better future for humankind,” he mentioned in conclusion.