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MVA Egypt webinar – Back to the Moon

May 29, 2021 @ 11:30 13:00 CEST

We are aiming for the Moon!

Are you an undergraduate or a graduate STEM student interested in space exploration?

Have you been fascinated by the space sector and wanted to specialize or do your thesis in space-related research?

Then MVA-Egypt “Back to the Moon” Online Webinar is meant for you!

Our goal is to encourage Egyptian students to get involved in research about lunar exploration. However, this webinar is designed to provide professional development and networking opportunities for university students all over the world.

Join us on a series of lectures by subject matter experts in the space industry from all over the world. From esteemed university professors to world-renowned CEOs and aerospace engineers helping shape the future of deep-space exploration at international space companies, our speakers will take us in depth through important scientific, technical, and commercial aspects of lunar exploration and planned lunar missions. Please note the event program as some of the lectures will be presented in Arabic.

Register on Eventbrite to participate in the webinar :
or watch live on the MVA Facebook Page.

The admission in the webinar will be on a first come first served basis.


  1. 11:30 to 11:45 *Opening Remarks by the Organizing Team* (In English)
  2. 11:45 to 12:00 *MVA Egypt and PESC Roadmap Introduction by Moataz AbdelAzim, MVA RC for Africa* (In English)
  3. 12:00 to 12:30 *[Back to the Moon: Commercial Dimension] by Professor Oleg, MVA Board Member* (In English)
  4. 12:30 to 13:00 *The Importance of Lunar Exploration by Dr. Ayman Mahmoud, MVA Payload Lead and Board Member & Head of the Imaging Division at EgSA* (Arabic)
  5. 13:00 to 13:30 *The Moon: A very Special Member of our Solar System by Dr. Ramy El Marry, Associate Professor of Planetary Sciences at Khalifa University, UAE* (Arabic)
  6. 13:30 to 14:00 *Lunar Communication Satellite by Dr Hanna A. Sabat, Researcher & lecturer at the Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education for Western Asia* (Arabic)
  7. 14:00 to 14:30 *Jupiter Mission by Ms. Ranya Toukebri, Co-founder & CTO of OnaSpace, CEO at Tod´aers, and RC for Africa at SGAC* (Arabic)
  8. 14:30 to 15:00 *Water on the Moon and its Importance by Dr. Ammar Sakaji, VP for Academic Affairs at the Jordanian Astronomical Society (JAS)* (Arabic)
  9. 15:00 *Closing Remarks*