The term broadcasting refers to sharing of information in the form of audio-video content to the end-user by the use of electronic mass communication medium.
The GSC has its roots in the global space and satellite forum (GSSF), which has taken place in the Emirate since 2008.
At its launch, the GSSF spearheaded the region’s space ambitions, bringing together stakeholders and creating awareness of the need for an organised space sector in the UAE.
Another UAE educational space project is the Nayif-1 CubeSat. Engineering students from the American University of Sharjah (AUS) have built and will launch the UAE’s first CubeSat into space as part of a senior design project.
A CubeSat is a nanosatellite with a standardised and simplified cubic design, weighing about 1kg and with sides around 10cm long.