All local, regional, and international media platforms were keen to provide distinct coverage of the most prominent historical event in the UAE’s march towards scientific and space excellence.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa has said that the launch of the 'Hope Probe' on its historic journey to Mars under the slogan of "Nothing is impossible" constitutes a national and Arab achievement and an advanced Emirati push in the process of building global knowledge in space.
The UAE Space Agency and Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre have announced that the Ground Control station located in the Al Khawaneej area of Dubai has successfully received the first transmission from the Hope Probe at 03:10 am, Monday.
The first Arab interplanetary space blasted into sky a few minutes ago, beginning its epic journey to Mars, a landmark moment for the Arab world as UAE makes history.
The rocket that will carry the UAE Hope Probe is now placed on its launch pad, ready for carrying out the first Arab interplanetary mission to Mars, which is scheduled for July 20th, Monday, at 1:58 am (UAE time).
Emirates Mars Mission, Hope Probe, is the UAE’s contribution to the entire world, a top United Nations official told Emirates News Agency, WAM.
Mars, our closest, yet mysterious planetary neighbour, will welcome soon new unmanned visitors from planet Earth, among them is the first mission to the red planet by any West Asian, Arab or Muslim majority country: Probe Hope- the UAE's Mars mission 'Al-Amal'.
Within two weeks of its launch, the Arab Space Pioneers drew an overwhelming 37,000 applications from creative talents, researchers and inventors across the Arab world.
H H Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, tweeted a video outlining five major points why the UAE is going to Mars.
A new launch date for the UAE Hope Probe mission to Mars have been set for Friday July 17, 2020 at 12:43am UAE time.
The UAE’s Mars Mission will inspire new projects and enterprises, including big companies and SMEs, in all sectors, to take risks, mitigate them and succeed, a minister told Emirates News Agency, WAM.
As the countdown starts for the launch of the UAE's first mission to Mars, from the Tanegashima Island in Japan, The Hope Probe is now ready for its 7-month long journey to the red planet covering 493,500,000 km, according to Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, MBRSC.
On 14th July, the Emirates Mars Mission, "Hope Probe" or "Al Amal" in Arabic, is scheduled to liftoff from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Centre and begin a seven-month journey to the Red Planet. The probe is expected to enter Mars’ orbit in 2021, coinciding with the UAE’s 50th anniversary.
The Emirates Mars Mission, EMM, has detailed seven strategic objectives of the "Hope Probe," including acquiring human knowledge, enhancing the UAE’s capacities and promoting international cooperation, in addition to collecting data and achieving the mission’s scientific outcomes.