Equatorial Space Industries won first prize in MBRSC Innovation Challenge in 2018 GITEX Future Stars
Equatorial Space Industries has been named the Winner at the MBRSC Innovation Challenge at GITEX Future Stars 2018, affirming its hybrid propulsion launch solution which would facilitate the deployment of nanosatellites into orbit at disruptive rates.
The competition was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 14 to 17 October. Among the 15 teams competing, Equatorial Space Industries made it to the finals and was eventually chosen as the winner by the jury from the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC). Al Shaibani, Director General of MBRSC handed the grand prize of USD30,000 to Simon Gwozdz, CEO of ESI.