The cost of the Hope Mars Mission reached US$ 200 million (Dhs735 million), which is considered among the lowest in the world when compared with similar programmes.
'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.
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 UAE has been taking giant steps in space exploration. The first Arab mission to the moon is yet another worthy addition in that direction (“UAE plans first Arab mission to moon with national competencies by 2024,” Sept 26, Gulf Today).
If there is one unique quality that the UAE has, it is that it not only dreams new goals and ambitions, but also follows it up like nobody does. Few countries can do that. Take the Dubai Metro for instance. In 2004, five consortiums were selected to build
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid took to Twitter and said, “Today I met my brother Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed… We discussed a group of homeland issues… and we informed Sarah Al Amiri, President of the Emirates Space Agency, about the team’s latest preparations for the arrival of the Hope probe to Mars on February 9 after a flight of 493 million km...
Omran Sharaf, Project Manager of Emirates Mars Mission, Hope Probe said, “The stage of entering Mars' orbit is completely different from the launch phase, and we have only one opportunity to enter the Hope Probe into Mars orbit on February 9th.