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Live Science event at Mushrif Central Park in Abu Dhabi provides interactive, fun-loving and challenging activities.
Live Science event at Mushrif Central Park in Abu Dhabi provides interactive, fun-loving and challenging activities.

Abu Dhabi - The initiative called 'Live Science' was launched at the Mushrif Central Park in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, aimed at Abu Dhabi's youth to discover and learn about aerospace, science and technology innovations.

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Published: Sun 31 Jan 2016, 11:00 PM

Last updated: Mon 1 Feb 2016, 7:40 AM

 A world of aerospace innovations is ready at the heart of Abu Dhabi to give you an opportunity to know the 'above and beyond' of aviation sector.
The initiative called 'Live Science' was launched at the Mushrif Central Park in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, aimed at Abu Dhabi's youth to discover and learn about aerospace, science and technology innovations.
The 'Live Science' event combines Boeing's Above and Beyond­ interactive science exhibition, exploring transformative innovations in aerospace, and a series of workshops. The exhibition commemorates Boeing's 100th anniversary and was developed in collaboration with Nasa, the Smithsonian Institution, and leading experts and institutions from around the world.
The 'first live science event', which was introduced recently by the Abu Dhabi Education Council (Adec) and Mubadala Development Company, will run till March 5.
Dr Mugheer Al Khaili, Acting Director General at Adec, said: "Adec's priority is to provide interactive, knowledgeable, fun-loving yet challenging activities for its youth, with particular focus on their creative and critical thinking skills in fields related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (Stem)."
"Providing students with such interactive educational experiences is part of Abu Dhabi's plan to prepare students for tomorrow's knowledge based economy."
Homaid Al Shemmari, Chief Executive Officer, Mubadala Aerospace and Engineering Services, said: "We are committed to encouraging young talent to explore, and pursue, an exciting future in aerospace and engineering fields."
Experience the edge of space
At the Above and Beyond's exhibition, visitors will get the opportunity to experience the edge of space in a simulated space elevator, design and test their own supersonic fighter-jet in a virtual high-speed flying competition, visit an immersive theatre, and learn about inspiring stories, in addition to aircraft and spacecraft simulations from the first powered flights to the newest innovations on Earth and in space.
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