Watch Live coverage of Emirates Lunar Mission launch

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The official countdown to the launch of the Emirates Lunar Mission has begun.

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the UAE's Rashid rover inside, is due to blast off at 11.38pm UAE time on Sunday from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in the U.S.

Live coverage of the mission can be watched on the official website of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre.

The mission is expected to capture thousands of images of its surroundings.

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