'The Mars Mission will create a significant amount of invaluable data that will help shape future of manufacturing techniques in areas such as satellite development and spaceship innovation,' said Badr Al Olama
The Emirates Mars Mission will lead to a "more competitive" Arab world economy and a stronger integration with the global society, a top Emirati official told.
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.
The manoeuvre ensures that the orbiter is moving in the right direction towards Mars.
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.
The biggest, most sophisticated Mars rover ever built - a car-size vehicle bristling with cameras, microphones, drills and lasers - blasted off for the red planet on Thursday.
The team excited about Arab world’s first interplanetary mission, culminating 6 years of hard work and dedication.
Hope will take seven months to travel the 493 million kilometres to Mars, in time to mark the 50th anniversary of the emirates' union in 2021.
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.