UAE's Moon Mission to launch on Wednesday

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The Emirates Lunar Mission is all set to launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 12:39 pm (UAE time) on Wednesday, November 30.

According to the latest updates, the HAKUTO-R lander, made by Japan-based ispace, has been integrated into the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Subject to optimal weather conditions, the mission will send the Rachid Rover to the lunar surface

Weighing 10kg, the rover was built by a small team of Emiratis at the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre in Dubai.

The launch can be watched live at the Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) website.

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