UAE set to host international space symposium in 2019
The UAE is set to host a global space conference next year.
The 22nd International Academy of Astronautics Human in Space Symposium will bring together experts from around the world to discuss the latest developments in space research.
This is the first time such a conference will be held in the Middle East and North Africa.
The Emirates has already planned to send the first Emirati astronaut to the International Space Station next year.