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DubaiSat-1 satellite

In a small room on the outskirts of Dubai at the Emirates Institute for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST), a large television screen shows a countdown in seconds.
Other screens show an array of maps, sensor readings and other mathematical data.
This is mission control for DubaiSat-1. The satellite, which was launched in July last year, is the Emirates' first remote imaging satellite and one of the major projects in the UAE's emerging space industry.

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