The UAE will launch the first Arab campaign to the moon in 2024, announced on Saturday. The announcement comes just months after the country successfully launched the Hope Inquiry into Mars – the world’s first Arab campaign.
The Emirates Moon Exploration Project will identify “national skills” used in these devices.
This came as His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Governor of Dubai, reviewed the 10-year plan of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center (MBRSC). Strategy 2021-31 includes plans to build new specialized satellites and an external simulation training center, education and training programs.
Sheikh Mohammed also spoke about the new space machines that will be announced soon. Experts from these sectors will share their experiences with the country and the region.
Sheikh Mohammed and the MBRSC have reviewed the strategy establishing a new phase of cooperation with international organizations.
The strategy includes the objectives of the UAE National Space Program in addition to five key areas: Emirates Mars Mission (Hope Probe), Mars 2117 project, UAE Astronaut Program, UAE Satellite Program and UAE Space Sector Sustainability Program .
Our youth, engineers and pioneers are opening new horizons in the field of science, technology and technology in this important field for the future of our planet.”
Sheikh Mohammed was also briefed on the objectives of new strategies to develop new approaches to the national space sector. It will prepare a new generation of qualified national classes in space science to pursue specialized skills in the fields of science, technology and space.
Yousuf Hamad Al Shaibani, Director-General of the MBRSC, said the ten-year plan was aimed at strengthening the UAE’s position among the top countries in the international space program.