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After successfully launching a mission to Mars, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) faces its next big challenge in space to touch the moon. The country plans to launch its first lunar mission in November this year.
The spacecraft, named Rashid, is scheduled to launch from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Cosmodrome between November 9 and 15.
Dr. Hamad Al-Marzouki, mission manager at the Dr. Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center, said the probe was launched aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and was orbited by the Japanese Ispace lander in March. said it would be launched on
The exact launch date will be announced at a later date, officials said. “We have completed testing the rover and are pleased with the results. The rover is installed on the lander and ready for launch,” said Dr. Al Marzouki.
The spacecraft will be launched aboard a Falcon 9 rocket.
This will be her second major mission for the Emirates Space Agency, which has garnered global attention after successfully launching the Hope probe into orbit around Mars on its first mission. The spacecraft returned images and data from the Red Planet that revealed a unique aurora.
The lunar exploration mission is part of the UAE’s broader strategy to become a major player in the field of space exploration. If the lunar mission is successful, the United Arab Emirates and Japan will join the United States, Russia and China in launching a spacecraft on the moon. The rover Rashid is designed to study the lunar surface, lunar surface mobility, and the interaction of various surfaces with lunar particles. The 10-kilogram rover carries two high-definition cameras, a microscope camera, an infrared camera, probes and other equipment.
Meanwhile, the UAE also has plans to develop the Middle East’s most advanced commercial satellite to produce high-definition satellite imagery. It also has an ambitious goal of building a human colony on Mars by 2117.
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