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  • UAE’s Mars mission to be launched from Japan

    Tomasz NowakowskiMarch 25th, 2016

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced on Tuesday, March 22, that its first Mars probe will be launched from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan. A deal detailing this cooperation was signed by UAE’s Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) company.

  • New project aims to establish a human colony on Mars

    Tomasz NowakowskiMay 28th, 2015

    MarsPolar, a newly-started international venture, is setting its sights on the Red Planet. The project consists of specialists from Russia, the United Arab Emirates, Poland, the U.S., and Ukraine, and is working to establish a human settlement on Mars’ polar region. This area of the planet has abundant quantities of water ice. With water an essential resource […]

  • Russia steps up as UAE launches new space agency

    Josh TallisFebruary 10th, 2015

    As NASA continues to build up the capacity of its commercial partners through programs such as the Commercial Crew Program (CCP), it is important to recall that such partners face steep international competition. For years, the Soviet and Russian launch industry has proven a potent competitor to American and European alternatives. As Russia becomes an […]