Ebba Lindh, Staff Reporter, The Pawprint
It was announced on Saturday evening that Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre will send the first arab mission to the moon by 2024. The Vice President and the Prime Minister have approved of the new strategy which is to establish a new phase of Emirati potential in space exploration.
The new strategy also is related to the UAE project which is to explore the moon and develop the satellites program. Sheik Mohammed said that it is a big step to prepare a new generation that is qualified cadres in the space sector. Not too long ago on March 19, 20020 UAE successfully launched the Hope Prope that will be the first probe to provide a complete picture of the Martian Atmosphere. The rocket was delayed a week due to the bad weather and then later on took off from Japan, but they successfully made the communication work from the grounds in UAE.