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KACST Participates in COSPAR 2018 in California

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) participated in
the COSPAR 2018, co-organized by the California Institute of Technology
(Caltech), IPAC and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California
from 14 to 22 July, 2018, with the participation of a number of
scientists and specialists in space.

KACST presented the most important contributions of the Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia in the scientific research related to earth, climate and
water resources through the development of geological maps and using the
radar technology to monitor changes in desert areas.

Through its participation in this global gathering, KACST sought to
explore the latest scientific developments in the field of space,
transfer the localization of technologies related to space to the
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and cooperate with the specialized scientific
institutions in the field of space in order to achieve the Saudi Vision

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