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The Emirates announces a new space mission
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The UAE has announced a new mission in the field of space, which includes building an Emirati spacecraft

The UAE has announced a new mission in the field of space, which includes building an Emirati spacecraft that will travel a 3.6 billion km journey, during which it will reach Venus and seven asteroids within the solar system and make a historic landing on the last asteroid in its five-year journey.

This came during an event attended by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, at Qasr Al Watan in Abu Dhabi, during which the government announced The UAE is among the fifty projects for the unprecedented space project to explore Venus and the asteroid belt within the solar system, which marks the beginning of a scientific space journey in deep space to reach the planet Venus and the asteroid belt within the solar system, and to achieve the first Arab landing on an asteroid away from planet Earth 560 One million kilometers, the UAE will be the first Arab country and the fourth country in the world to send a space mission to Venus and the asteroid belt in the solar system.