DubaiSat-1 Takes UAE Flag into Space

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Following the successful launch of DubaiSat-1 into space at 10:46pm UAE time on July 29, 2009, the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science & Technology (EIAST) announced today that the satellite has achieved optimal position in orbit around the earth and has successfully connected with the EIAST earth observation station in Dubai. The earth observation team is now working on DubaiSat-1's calibration and data transfer processes before the satellite becomes fully operational. EIAST confi...
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