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Astronomical observatory to be built in Mleiha

Mleiha Archaeological and Eco-tourism Project, a new tourist, heritage and eco-tourism destination 50km east of Sharjah city, is to have an astronomical observatory built on top of one of the area’s mountains. The observatory is one of the outcomes from an agreement signed between Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and Sharjah Centre for Astronomy and Space Sciences (SCASS), under ...

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Shurooq strengthens cooperation with space sciences centre

HE Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal, CEO of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), recently visited the Sharjah Center for Astronomy & Space Sciences at its headquarters in the University City of Sharjah to discuss means of cooperation between the authority and the centre with the joint aim of boosting tourist activity. HE Marwan Al Sarkal and the accompanying delegation ...

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Sharjah’s new star attraction opens July

The new Sharjah Centre for Astronomy and Space Sciences will open to the public on 2 July 2015, providing a new education resource and adding a new cultural attraction for the growing numbers of tourists visiting the emirate. A new high-tech 200-seat planetarium is expected to be the centre’s star attraction. Sharjah has invested heavily in developing itself as a ...

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