The Sharjah Academy For Astronomy, Space Sciences and Technology
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah, and President of the University of Sharjah, the Sharjah Academy for Astronomy, Space Sciences and Technology (SAASST) was established on May 7th, 2015. Aiming to serve and educate the community in all fields of space sciences, be a global leader in scientific research, and solidify the UAE’s position as a scientific center at the regional and global levels. Under the supervision of His Excellency Prof. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy, Chancellor of the University of Sharjah and General Director of SAASST, it became one of the most comprehensive centers in the world in the field of astronomy and space science and research due to its advanced facilities such as the research laboratories, the astronomical observatory, planetarium, and space exhibitions.