Sheikh Mohamed Reviews Emirates Lunar Mission

  • Publish date: Thursday، 16 June 2022
Sheikh Mohamed Reviews Emirates Lunar Mission

President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has reviewed the details of the Emirates Lunar Mission while receiving the Mission’s team in Qasr Al Bahar in Abu Dhabi.

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed said, "The Emirates Lunar Mission translate our confidence in moving forward in the field of space. It is a great confirmation that the historic achievement of the "Hope Probe" was only the beginning of the UAE journey of space exploration.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid signed one part of the "Rashid Rover", which was developed and assembled by Emirati engineers and researchers at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre.

First Arab Rover The Emirates Lunar Mission includes the development and launch of the first Arab Rover to land on the lunar surface. It will capture photos and collect information and data from "Mare Frigoris", particularly "Atlas (crater)" area, which will be explored for the first time.

"Rashid Rover" will be equipped with the latest technologies and innovative devices, and it is distinguished by its ability to resist the lunar surface temperature, which drops as minus as 173 degrees Celsius.

The mission embodies the aspirations of the UAE in this field, by collecting images and information that allows the country to conduct comprehensive and integrated studies of how to build human settlement on the moon, prepare for future missions to study the red planet, and provide the scientific community with answers about the solar system, and other planets.

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