Space Missions

A nation of determined and ambitious vision, the UAE aims to play a leading role in the global space sector by 2021.

In order to develop the UAE’s space sector, the missions carried out by the UAE Space Agency will advance science, technology and innovation throughout space-related fields. Such advances will allow the UAE to be a contender in the space race, developing Emirati capabilities in collaboration with local and international partners to the benefit of humankind.

The Mars Exploration Mission is the first of many upcoming exploration missions to build an advanced and sustainable space program.