Sheikh Hamdan announces space missions for 2024

Sheikh Hamdan space missions

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Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Government Council of Dubai and Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid House Centre (MBRSC) introduced {that a} new area mission will happen in 2024.

The information was launched on his social media account on X, beforehand referred to as Twitter, as nicely.

The area mission will see two astronauts from the UAE head to area subsequent 12 months.

Together with the information of sending Emirati astronauts into area, Sheikh Hamdan shared updates on the launch of a satellite tv for pc and a Moon exploration undertaking.

“The subsequent part of our journey will see groundbreaking Emirati area ventures… Subsequent 12 months, we’ll launch MBZ-Sat, the Arab world’s most superior satellite tv for pc so far. The Rashid Rover 2 undertaking will proceed on, as our dedication to discover the Moon stays.”

“By 2024, Mohammed Al Mulla and Nora Al Matroushi will embark on trailblazing area missions,” Sheikh Hamdan posted on his account on X (previously Twitter).

UAE’s area ambitions

Sheikh Hamdan mentioned the MBRSC is working in direction of undertaking the UAE’s desires of conquering area whereas serving to elevate the Arab area’s profile as a major chief within the international trade.

“Within the subsequent part of our journey, we’re set to implement distinctive initiatives that can open new horizons for area exploration.

The UAE’s quickly advancing area sector is poised to evolve into a major international contributor within the area, drawing from the wealthy experience, data and strategic partnerships we’ve acquired by way of distinctive initiatives and missions,” Sheikh Hamdan mentioned.

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