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Sultan Al Neyadi became the first Arab astronaut to walk in space

May 3, 2023

Having achieved the feat of becoming the first Arab astronaut to complete a long-duration mission in space, UAE’s Sultan Al Neyadi has now achieved another feat. Al Neyadi is now the first Arab astronaut to go on a spacewalk. Sultan Al Neyadi left the space station at 1.42pm on Saturday, April 29, accompanied by NASA…

At the end of April, we will know if a private space project will successfully soft land on the moon for the first time. Stay tuned to see if a UAE Space Agency rover will land on the moon in April.

March 25, 2023

Built by the Japanese private company ispace, the Hakuto-r lander launched on December 11 aboard a Falcon-9 rocket and entered lunar orbit on March 21. The Hakuto-r Lander weighs about 1000 Kg and carries the Rasheed Lunar Rover weighing 10 Kg. If the mission is successful, Hakuto-r will be the first private probe to soft…

‘Rashid’ sent the first message

December 20, 2022

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…

Rashid Rover is ready for a historic mission.

October 23, 2022

Rashid rover, the U.A.’s lunar mission, is in full swing. The Crown Prince of Dubai has also been appointed to the Executive Council. Sheikh Hamdan bin Muhammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who is from Yarman. All required tests have been successfully completed. The history of being the first Arab state to reach the moon is…

Emirates mars mission

August 25, 2022

Below is an image of Mars taken by the UAE’s Hope probe. Three very active 350 km to 400 km wide volcanoes can be seen above. Below is Olympus Mons, the tallest volcano in the solar system, 27 km high, 600 km wide and 6 km cutting edge.

Phobos orbiting Mars

February 27, 2022

Images taken on EXI camera 2021 August 2021 during the Hope mission in the UAE.Phobos is located at an altitude of 6000 km above Mars when this image was taken. Phobos is one of the two moons of Mars.Phobos is generally thought to be an asteroid orbiting Mars. Phobos is also the Innermost Satellite orbiting…

Asteroid as high as Burj Khalifa to Earth

November 11, 2021

Scientists predict that an asteroid the size of Burj Khalifa will pass close to Earth by mid-December. Named 163899, the asteroid is about 791 meters in diameter and about two kilometers long. Burj Khalifa is the tallest man-made structure on earth. However, the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico has previously observed that the asteroid could…