The UAE are planning to build a city on...
In the not so immediate future...
The UAE have announced plans to build a city on the Red Planet within the next 100 years.
Forward thinking, the project is aimed at the future generation to obtain the benefits.
The city will be able to hold 600,000 people!
The mission is called Mars 2117.
The announcement coincides with the first ever Islamic mission to Mars in 2020.
The "Mars 2117" project will develop an Emirati and international team of scientists to push the human exploration of Mars in years to come. pic.twitter.com/5ujxvyC8As— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) February 14, 2017