The UAE Announces New NASA Space Collaboration Project​

January 9, 2024 – UAE Embassy in Washington, D.C.

The UAE and NASA announced their newest collaboration in space, where the UAE will provide the Crew and Science Airlock module for the Artemis Lunar Gateway Space Station. Following the announcement, Ambassador Al Otaiba stated, “The UAE’s contribution to Gateway is really one more small step forward in our close relationship with the U.S. — while at the same time, representing a giant leap forward for humankind’s exploration of the moon and deep space. We are gratified to join NASA and a global best-in-class team.”

An artist’s rendition of the upcoming Lunar Gateway Space Station as part of the UAE-NASA collaboration.