President Sisi signs laws closing FY 2021-22 final accounts of some state bodies

Mon, 10 Jul 2023 - 11:58 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Monday signed a law to sanction the final account of the General Authority for Land and Dry Ports (GALDP) budget for fiscal year 2021-2022 at an amount of around LE 960.966 million.

President Sisi appoints new executive head for Egyptian Space Agency

Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 11:03 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has issued a decree appointing a new executive head for the Egyptian Space Agency (ESA) as of 19 August, the Official Gazette reported.

Exclusive: Astronaut Paolo Nespoli: Egypt looks like lotus flower from Space

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 - 12:09 GMT

The Italian ambassador to Egypt said he hoped that the Italian astronaut's visit to Egypt would help boost cooperation between the two countries in space science.

Italian Astronaut Paolo Nespoli to attend Cairo scientific seminar next week

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 12:32 GMT

Italian Astronaut and engineer of the European Space Agency (ESA) Paolo Nespoli will be attending the 3rd scientific seminar hosted by the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology in Cairo on April 10.

Mars makes closest approach to Earth in 15 years

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 - 10:23 GMT

Earth's neighboring planet, Mars, is closer than it has been in the past 15 years, offering unusually bright views of the Red Planet's auburn hues.

Fly me to the Moon: For some, lunar village takes shape

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 07:41 GMT

BY 2040, a hundred people will live on the Moon, melting ice for water, 3D-printing homes and tools, eating plants grown in lunar soil, and competing in low-gravity.

Mars weather: 'Cloudy, chance of nighttime snowstorm'

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 - 06:14 GMT

Mars is buffeted by turbulent snowstorms that occur only at night, according to a study released Monday that revises our understanding of Red Planet weather.

Giant iceberg breaks off Antarctica

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 - 12:47 GMT

One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday.