Tomorrow, Sunday, the “Riyadh Space Exhibition”, organized by the Royal Commission for the City of Riyadh, in partnership with the Ministry of Education, the Saudi Space Authority, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, and King Salman Science Oasis, will start. Rajab 1444 AH (corresponding to February 20, 2023 AD).
Educational and interactive experiences
The exhibition offers live educational and interactive experiences that enable visitors of all ages to learn about space science and its discoveries directly, by depicting the relationship between man and the universe, helping to explore and know the secrets of space throughout the ages, and learning about the great achievements that made a big difference in human understanding. to the universe and contributed to the development of its discoveries in the vast space, starting with astronomical meteorology, through the launch of space flights, and up to the development of modern technologies, according to the Saudi Press Agency, “SPA”.
It also includes 8 stations of live experiences, full of information and suspense, as it transports its visitors, on a journey to explore the development of astronomy, cosmology, and a number of modern scientific theories about the nature of the universe, through the use of fun educational games, and interactive simulators, such as “walking on Mars”, and experiment with techniques used to study the universe such as: telescopes, satellites, etc., as well as organizing interactive courses on space exploration and its secrets, answering questions that constantly resonate in the minds of visitors about space, its sciences and discoveries.
It mixes science and entertainment
In addition, the supervisor of the lifestyle sector in the Royal Commission for the City of Riyadh, Eng. Khaled bin Abdullah Al-Hazani, explained that the Riyadh Space Exhibition mixes science and entertainment, and contributes to enriching the scientific and cultural life among the residents and visitors of the city, achieving the desired growth in this sector, and creating opportunities Many employees, in line with the objectives of the “Kingdom’s Vision 2030”.
Al-Hazani stressed that “space science is one of the most important sciences that attracts large numbers of interested people from different age groups, especially the young generation. Therefore, the first edition of the exhibition came to give our children and all visitors the opportunity to get acquainted closely with space science, and to discover what the exhibition includes from Events and activities suitable for all age groups, and carrying out educational experiences through entertaining methods rich in information in this field, which contributes to discovering new talents in this ancient science, and in line with the Kingdom’s aspirations to achieve scientific leadership in the field of space science.
It is noteworthy that the exhibition opens its doors daily from 10 am to 10 pm, and visitors can book tickets for the Riyadh Space Fair through the official website https://riyadhspacefair.com/#contact.