The respected ruler, Prime Minster and Vice President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Abu Dhabi’s crowned prince His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan sat together on Tuesday to launch the most awaited Mars Science City project.
Covering 1.9millions sq ft, the city is worth AED 500 million, this is the largest space occupying stimulation city ever constructed and will be a realistic and viable model to stimulate Mars habitat.
The project, that was presented at the annual conferences for the UAE authorities in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, includes laboratories for food, energy and drinking water, as well as agricultural assessment and studies about food security in the foreseeable future. The city will also possess a museum that presents humanity's most significant space successes, including educational areas designed to engage young individuals with space, and encourage the interest for exploration and breakthrough.
The wall space of the museum will be 3D imprinted, using sand from the UAE desert.
At the conferences, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid said, "The UAE looks for determine international efforts to build up technologies that benefit humankind, and this establish the building blocks of an improved future for generations to come. We also want to consolidate the interest for leadership in research in the UAE, adding to enhancing life on the planet and also to develop impressive answers to quite a few global problems."
He prolonged, "The UAE is a superb country with perspective and knowledge of the troubles we face and the swift changes the world is experiencing. We have confidence in the probable of space exploration, we would love to collaborate universe leaders to be able to funnel the findings of the research and activity that meet people's needs and improve their standard of living on the planet."
"The new task is another part of the UAE's global contribution to knowledge movements; we seek to create a good example and inspiration for others to take part, and add, to humanity's march into space,"
He said, "We've great confidence inside our national work groups, and Emirates Mars Objective prove our youth are dependable and have the capacity of attaining nationwide ambitions."
The Mars Science City job comes within the UAE's aims to lead the global technological race to have visitors to Mars, which is area of the Strategy for Mars 2117, launched through the Summit, which looks for to create the first arrangement on Mars in coming 100 years.