Saeed Al Gergawi head shot

Saeed Al Gergawi

Program Director, United Arab Emirates Mars 2117 Program

Saeed Al Gergawi is the Program Director of the Mars 2117 program at the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). His mandate as the program director is to enable the UAE to contribute to humanity’s interplanetary endeavors and create the ecosystem to both attract and enable talent. Saeed is also the Mission Strategist for the Emirates Mars Mission which will send the first probe to Mars by 2021, named ‘Hope’.

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