US Consul General Visits SAASST

17 Apr 2019

US Consul General Visits SAASST

 

The US Consul General in Dubai H.E. Philip Frayne visited the Sharjah Academy for Astronomy, Space Sciences and Technology (SAASST) on April 17, 2019. Dr. Ilias Fernini, the Deputy General Director for the Research Laboratories and Observatory, and Mr. Marwan Shwaiki, the Deputy General Director for the Planetarium, received Mr. Frayne along with his delegation. The US Consul General was very pleased with all of SAASST units in light of all the recent achievements. A special planetarium show was given to the delegation to showcase the beautiful nightscape without light pollution. Mr. Frayne was also briefed about the different research laboratories, i.e., “Meteorite Center,” “CubeSat Laboratory,” “Space Weather and Ionospheric Laboratory, and “Radio Astronomy Laboratory.”



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