United Arab Emirates to Build Gateway Airlock

Published by on 01/08/2024 UTC

NASA and the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced Sunday plans for the space centre to provide an airlock for Gateway, humanity’s first space station outside of Low Earth Orbit. The lunar space station, positioned in a Near Rectilinear Halo Orbit, will support NASA’s missions for long-term exploration of the Moon under Artemis as part of NASA’s Moon to Mars initiative.

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