Abu Dhabi will host a space conference in December that will bring together policy makers, leading engineers and scientists. President Sheikh Mohamed announced the Abu Dhabi Space Debate conference via Twitter on Wednesday.
The first Native American woman will travel to space next month. Mission Commander Astronaut Nicole “Duke” Aunapu Mann is part of the Wailacki of the Round Valley Indian Tribes. She will lead the team of eight, created for Space Station operations to the Moon and Mars.