PODCAST 15: Why Mars mission brings new Hope to the Arab world

This week's Times Aerospace podcast for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey looks ahead to next week's launch of the UAE's mission to Mars.


Our space and technology editor Steve Nichols hears from the UAE’s Minister of State for Advanced Science, Sarah bint Yousif Al Amiri, who is also Chair of the UAE Council of Scientists and deputy project manager of the Emirates’ Mars Mission. She will be explaining how important Tuesday’s launch will be for the entire region.

Chuck Grieve talks to Lufthansa Technik’s head of sales for Africa and the Middle East, Tim Butzmann, about how the MRO and engineering services giant is shaping up, as the world starts to fly again.
 
The future is also green as we hear from ground service equipment manufacturer ITW-GSE about the threats to the environment from ramp operations.
 
There's also all the news headlines from the region including stowaways in Congo; Space hopes in South Africa and how you can bid for a Bombardier CRJ or even an entire airline on an online auction site.
 
 
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