general info EXPO 2020 HOSTS TWO-DAY VIRTUAL SPACE EVENT
Expo 2020 Hosts Two-Day Virtual Space Event
Updated on 05 October 2020

Expo 2020 will be hosting a two-day virtual event bringing together renowned figures from the field of space travel and exploration. 

The event, titled Expo Space Week, will be open to the public and takes place on 5 October and 6 October, during World Space Week. 

Some of the speakers who will be featured during the event are Her Excellency Sarah bint Yousif Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Sciences, Chairwoman of the UAE Space Agency and Science Lead for the Emirates Mars Mission, and James L. Green, Chief Scientist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA. 

"Our theme weeks will draw on Expo 2020’s central role in bringing together the world’s brightest, most inquisitive and innovative minds from more than 190 participating nations, to participate in the sharing of knowledge, new ideas and innovations that will stand the test of time,” said Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Director-General of Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau. 

Numerous members of the Expo family are expected to attend the event including Expo 2020’s participating nations, Official Partners and the general public. 

The virtual event will be highlighting the latest innovations in space research and travel, while also providing a platform to discuss focus areas including space exploration, governance and law, space data and remote sensing, and the UAE’s space landscape, according to Emirates News Agency (WAM).

Image Credit: WAM

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