The First Emirati Space Mission Logo Is a Tribute to Sheikh Zayed

The First Emirati Space Mission Logo Is a Tribute to the Uae’s Late Founding Father


June 25, 2019

The first Emirati space mission logo is a such a beautiful tribute to our founding father, the late H. H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) will be the first Arab and Emirati mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The mission is set to launch on September 25, 2019.

The UAE’s first Emirati astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri will be the first Emirati to reach the ISS. The mission was  launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

The mission’s logo features the late founding father HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan whose vision continues to light a path of prosperity for the UAE. According to the MBRSC, the logo also represents the Emirati youth, their talent, ambition and drive.

View this post on Instagram

‎اعتمد مركز محمد بن راشد للفضاء بالتعاون مع المؤسسة الاتحادية للشباب، شعار أول مَهمة فضاء إماراتية عربية تنطلق إلى محطة الفضاء الدولية في 25 سبتمبر المقبل. ويعكس الشعار إبداع وقدرات الشباب الإماراتي، ومساهمتهم في صنع مستقبل وريادة دولة الإمارات وإنجازاتها الرائدة في مجال الفضاء. @MbrSpaceCentre in cooperation with the Federal Youth Authority (@emiratesyouth), adopted the logo for the first Arab and Emirati mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on 25 September. The logo reflects the creativity of Emirati youth, as well as their talent and contribution to the future of the UAE and its pioneering achievements in space.

A post shared by مركز محمد بن راشد للفضاء MBRSC (@mbrspacecentre) on

Her Excellency Shamma bint Suhail Faris Al Mazrui, Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Chairperson of the Federal Youth Authority, said, “We are happy to collaborate with MBRSC in designing the logo for the first Arab and Emirati mission to ISS, with the participation of Emirati youth” adding, “We strongly believe in the youth’s vital role, as well as their creativity and innovation in achieving the objectives and vision of our wise leadership and turning them into a tangible reality.”

What a great way to inspire the country’s youth to reach for the stars!



Reader's opinions

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Heart 107.1

What a feeling

Background