MBRSC & CNES partner for Emirates Lunar Mission

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center has partnered with French space agency, CNES for the Emirates Lunar Mission.

Under the cooperation initiative, the French space agency will provide Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre with two optical cameras for the Rashid rover, which will provide high resolution images in full HD.

Yousuf Hamad AlShaibani, Director-General, MBRSC, said, “The UAE aims to lead an innovative and sustainable exploration of the Moon through the Emirates Lunar Mission. Our partnership with CNES is a continuation of the already great collaborative effort with France and we will continue to strengthen it further. We believe that collaboration is the way forward for space exploration, and the more we work together to tackle challenges for the good of humanity, the greater our collective prospects for the future.”