Hope probe has commenced its transition from its capture orbit to its science orbit with the successful completion of a 510 second (8.36 minutes) burn of its thrusters.
Astrophysicist Martin Rees has branded entrepreneur Elon Musk’s plans to send humans to Mars a "dangerous delusion" during this year’s World Government Summit.
'Tomorrow we celebrate our 50th anniversary through our arrival to Mars, God willing. We celebrate the fruit of the efforts exerted by the late Sheikh Zayed and Sheikh Rashid to build mankind,' tweets Sheikh Mohammed.
The report has affirmed that the probe will send valuable information about Mars and an integrated picture of the red planet’s atmosphere, which will deepen humanity's understanding of the water sources on the planet and the possible ways to live on it.
The UAE became first Arab country and fifth in the world to reach the Mars after the Hope Probe successfully entered the Red Planet’s orbit on Tuesday. Dr Raja Al Gurg, President of the Dubai Business Women’s Council (DBWC) told Gulf Today
The UAE hit another historic milestone after the Hope Probe successfully entered the Red Planet’s orbit on Tuesday evening. It is an outstanding achievement considering that UAE is only the fifth country after the US, Russia, China, the EU and India to
"It is a testament to the vision of the UAE leadership, and a pride for its people, as well as Muslim Ummah," Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, the spokesperson of Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), said.
The Government of Dubai Media Office on Twitter shared a post of babies born on the day of the historic red letter day. The media office wrote, “Astronauts of the future, born on Feb 9, 2021 — the day the UAE made it to Mars.
"Touchdown confirmed! Perseverance safely on the surface of Mars, ready to begin seeking signs of past life,” flight controller Swati Mohan announced to back-slapping, fist-bumping colleagues wearing masks against the coronavirus.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) scientists on Friday presented images which were taken at the very end of the so-called "seven-minutes-of-terror" descent sequence that brought the Mars rover Perseverance on the Red Planet.