The UAE hopes to have a human settlement on Mars by 2117 © KARIM SAHIB/AFP via Getty Images
The UAE hopes to have a human settlement on Mars by 2117 © KARIM SAHIB/AFP via Getty Images

UAE's Mars city plan a step closer after radiation research

8 September 2020

The UAE has said it is one step closer to putting into practice ambitious long-term plans to build a human settlement on Mars following research on how radiation affects the human body.

State news agency WAM said the project to build a human settlement on the red planet by 2117 had received a boost from the discovery.

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