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.
UAE scripted history launching the Hope Probe, the first Arab mission to Mars. A proud moment for the leaders and citizens of the country, but more so for humanity, as it will give vital information to scientists on the Red planet (“Hope Probe launch, UAE makes history with first Arab Mars mission,” July 20, Gulf Today).
The UAE government thanked the media bodies and institutions in the nation, for the distinguished coverage on the successful launch of The Emirates Mars Mission – Hope Probe. It is the first interplanetary mission undertaken by any Arab nation.
Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has said that 'Hope Probe' exemplifies the distinctive strategic partnership between the UAE and Japan.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid said on Twitter, “On the day of Eid... and in the presence of my brother Mohamed Bin Zayed... We received the team of the Hope Probe... The sons of the nation are the most important achievements of this country... and with their achievements we are proud…”
Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi has praised the launch of the United Arab Emirates’ Hope Probe to Mars, noting that it is a "very important project" symbolising the "strong relationship" between the two countries.
"Being the first Arab state to embark on Mars mission demonstrates the UAE’s significant progress in space technology. On behalf of the Chinese Government, I would like to warmly congratulate the UAE on the successful launch of the Hope Mars Orbiter, and wish the Hope Mars Mission a complete success," said Ni Jian, the Chinese Ambassador to the UAE.
The UAE’s Hope Probe mission, a 7-month-long journey of 493,500,000km towards the Red Planet, which has been receiving praise from all over the world as leaders and those in the science fraternity termed it as a big and bold step for future research.
Sheikh Mohammed praises the successful launch of the Hope Probe, says Our 493 million km journey to the Red Planet starts here.