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The United Arab Emirates postponed its first mission to the Moon due to problems with the SpaceX rocket

SpaceX said on its Twitter account that the UAE lunar mission had been postponed for the second time, noting that a few days earlier the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center had postponed the first launch of the Rashid rover probe. . an inconvenience that was not disclosed,

This time, the Japanese HAKUTO-R Mission 1 lander, which was carrying Nomad Rashid of the United Arab Emirates aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, It was scheduled to take off on Thursday, December 1 at 9:37 am Spanish Peninsular Time from Cape Canaveral (Florida).

In tweets, SpaceX reports that “after further launch vehicle inspection and data review, we are withdrawing from the launch of the Hakuto-R mission. New target release date will be shared once confirmed,



This first lunar mission of UAE aims to Explore areas unknown to man And send data and images to share with all local and international research centers.

if he Nomad Rashid successfully landed on the moon This will be the first lunar mission of the Arab world, placing the country fourth to have access to the satellite. In addition, it would be the first spacecraft financed and built by a private Japanese company to land on the Moon.

Nomad Rashid is the latest in the latest forays into space exploration after the UAE successfully launched an unmanned probe to Mars. another, want to study the lunar surfaceIts composition, components, thermal properties, conductors, and send data and images.

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