Almost fifty years ago, when the basics of the UAE Foundation were being laid down, little did anyone realise that the nation would become an interplanetary star. That exploring other planets would become second nature to it. Today, the UAE has
“Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there’s no actual magic in it, but when you know what you hope for most and hold it like a light within you, you can make things happen, almost like magic.” American author Laini Taylor’s words could not
The world is entering an exciting new Space Age. Where once the superpowers competed in a space race to the moon, today commercial companies like SpaceX, Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin are finding new business models to finally realize
Sheikh Mohammed said since its formation, the UAE has presented a unique success story in all sectors, thanks to the futuristic vision and noble principles established by the founding leaders. He noted, "Over the past 50 years, we started from the desert of our land to the desert of Mars. Our dreams will be even bigger for the next 50 years."
The Hope Probe has so far covered nearly one-third of the total distance in its historical journey to the Red Planet, since it was launched to Mars around two months ago. The probe is 321,520,536 kilometres away from Mars out of 493 million kilometres before it reaches its destination in the first quarter of 2021 concurrently with the UAE celebrations of its golden jubilee.
The UAE’s space programmes, especially the successful launch of its Mars Mission, will give a fillip to Asia’s lead in the fourth Industrial revolution and make the Emirates “a big stakeholder in the development of developing countries across the globe,” a senior academic told Emirates News Agency, WAM.
Event to take place virtually online at 9pm UAE time on August 5; among the top five finalists are: 24-year-old Dolly Aswani from India, 14-year-old Ward Taim Hassa from Syria and 11-year-old Reina Özbay from the USA.
Hope springs eternal, goes the saying. The same can be said for the Emirates Mars Mission, the first interplanetary mission undertaken by an Arab nation. On Sunday it announced the successful completion of TCM3,
Sheikh Mohammed said, “Images taken by the UAE’s Hope Mars Mission, stating that the probe has travelled more than 100 million kilometres into its journey so far.