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South Africa supports Emirati mission to the moon

Hartebeesthoek ground station will help Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre talk to its lunar rover

South Africa’s national space agency Sansa will provide communication support for the United Arab Emirates first mission to the moon.

The Emirates Lunar Mission’s Rashid Rover blasted off from Earth on 11 December aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, United States.

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