The UAE announced its latest out-of-this-world mission with the Emirates Lunar Mission which will land a space rover on the moon by 2024.
The news was announced by Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The lander Rover will be called Rashid, named after the former Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum.
We are launching the first-ever Arab mission to the moon by 2024. The lunar rover will send back images & data from new sites of the moon that haven’t been explored by previous lunar missions. The gathered data will be shared with global research centers & institutions. pic.twitter.com/b4NQ3reLIq