MBZ-SAT, named after Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, is expected to be launched in 2023.
To apply for the winter camp, the participant needs to be a student at any school in the UAE between the ages of 11 and 14.
MBZ-SAT will be equipped with an automated system for arranging satellite images round-the-clock intended for commercial use globally.
Sheikh Hamdan met with the Emirates Lunar Mission team and reviewed the design of the Rashid lunar rover and its various launch phases.
The lunar rover is set to be manufactured in 2022, while preliminary experiments and tests of the prototype are expected to start in 2023.
On September 25, 2019, Emirati astronaut Hazzaa AlMansoori embarked on the eight-day mission onboard the Russian spacecraft Soyuz MS-15.
Under the new partnership, Emirati astronauts Hazzaa AlMansoori and Sultan AlNeyadi will undergo specialised training at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.