Saudi Arabia’s Space Program: A Vision for the Future

The Saudi Arabian Space Program marks a significant chapter in the Kingdom's ambitious journey towards technological advancement and diversification of its economy. Spearheaded by the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), this program is a testament to Saudi Arabia's commitment to becoming a key player in the global space sector. Historical Overview Saudi Arabia's foray into space began in the 1980s, marked by the launch of the Arabsat satellite, a symbol of regional cooperation in satellite communications. Over the years, the Kingdom has expanded its space ambitions, recognizing the strategic importance of space technology in economic and scientific…