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UAE announces to build first city on Mars by 2117

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Everyone is trying to find another planet where life is possible. Mars is the most suitable one. From years people have been trying to access Mars and establish life. People have reached moon and now UAE claims to build a whole city on Mars till 2117.

According to the buzz United Arab Emirates have announced a project according to which specialized international organizations and scientific institutions will together work to establish life on Mars by 2117.

Vice President of UAE Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Makhtoum announce their plans under ‘Mars 2117 Project

According to him,

“The landing of people on other planets has been a longtime dream for humans. Our aim is that UAE will spearhead international efforts to make this dream a reality.”

According to his tweets,

“led by a passion for science and advancing human technology”

“the vision is to create a mini-city and community on Mars”,

According to a statement released by the government of Dubai, “

The first phase of the project will focus on preparing the human cadres able to achieve scientific breakthrough to facilitate the arrival of human to the Red Planet in the next decades. The ‘Mars 2117 Project’ also aims to prepare a team of Emirati scientists and to develop an international scientific consortium to speed up the research project.”

Back in July 2014, Mars Probe Mission was announced by UAE. The mission aimed to send the first ever Arab Spacecraft to Mars by 2021.



Even in 2016, traveling and development on Mars remained a really hot topic. In 2016, Elon Musk revealed some of his plans of sending people to mars and for each person it was expected to cost $100,000 per person.

He said,

“I hope to make humans a “multi-planetary species” by creating a “self-sustaining city” on the Red Planet using reusable rockets.”



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