UAE’s ‘Rashid’ rover, the Arab world’s first lunar probe, sent its first message after launch. UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that the first message was sent to the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center in Khawaneej, the UAE space center.
It was informed through Twitter. In his tweet, he clarified that the message was received from a distance of 4.4 lakh km from the surface of the earth and all the systems and equipment of the probe are working properly. Shaikh Mohammad also informed that Chandranera has started entering the lunar orbit in preparation for landing on the moon.
‘Rashid’ Dec 12, 11.38 (UAE time) Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA It was launched from Ril. The probe built by the engineers of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center will successfully land on the moon by April 2023. It is expected to arrive. The first message that came out from the probe raised hopes of a successful arrival at Vachandran.
The rover aims to explore the northeastern part of the Moon. The mission will study lunar soil, geology, dust, photoelectron shielding and lunar day. The coffin is named after the former ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. If the mission is successful, the UAE will become the fourth country after the US, Soviet Union and China to successfully land a probe on the moon and complete the mission.