Space and beyond

Published online 31 January 2018

Jörg Matthias Determann talks astronauts, observatories and nationalism in the Arab Middle East.

Pakinam Amer

Tracing the history of Arab involvement in space science since the late 19th century, professor Jörg Matthias Determann, author of a new book on space science and the Arab world, takes Nature Middle East on a journey across time to understand how the region has been contributing to major international space projects and how it's currently braving new boundaries.

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