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Concluding Annual Conference on Gravitational Physiology in Dubai

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The 43rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Gravitational Physiology (ISGP) recently concluded, making history as the first occurrence of the event in the Arab world. Hosted by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), the meeting brought together over 125 attendees from global space agencies to discuss the implications of gravitational physiology for long-duration space missions and life beyond Earth.

Salem Humaid AlMarri, Director General of MBRSC, expressed his excitement about hosting the ISGP Annual Meeting in the Arab world, underscoring the UAE’s commitment to leadership in space research and the importance of international collaboration. He emphasized MBRSC’s strategic vision for transformative space exploration and excellence in the field.

Adnan AlRais of MBRSC emphasized the significance of the 43rd ISGP Annual Meeting for global collaboration in gravitational physiology. The event facilitated insightful discussions that are expected to lead to new research directions and significant scientific advancements in the future.

During the four-day meeting, participants delved into various topics such as lunar dust challenges, LBNP countermeasures, SIRIUS studies, immunology, and more. Dr. Sultan AlNeyadi shared insights on ISS experiments and his journey in the UAE Astronaut Programme, while MBRSC and Mohammed Bin Rashid University (MBRU) showcased their space science programs.

One of the highlights of the event was the Young Investigators Award, providing a platform for students and young researchers to present their studies in the field of gravitational physiology, fostering the next generation of talent in the industry. This event signifies a significant milestone in the global space research community, with potential for groundbreaking discoveries and advancements in the field.

Overall, the 43rd ISGP Annual Meeting at MBRSC was a momentous occasion that highlighted the importance of international collaboration and innovation in advancing the frontiers of space exploration and research.

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