China: The UAE Space Agency and China National Space Administration have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) pertaining to cooperation in the field of space. The MoU defines a framework for collaboration in studies and development in space science, as well as the peaceful exploration of outer space. The UAE Space Agency and China National Space Agency will represent the two countries in exchanging information, studies and scientific data in the field of space exploration and peaceful exploitation. The data exchange will include scientific and research expertise, as well as training, capacity building, lectures, conferences, and other space related domains. The MoU also covers collaboration in research and development of satellites for scientific, testing, remote sensing, and communications purposes. The collaboration will include services such as launching, follow up, control, as well as developing and controlling ground satellite systems.