UAE Hope probe successfully reaches Mars
Feb 10, 2021
Hope reaches Mars at a profound double anniversary: 2021 marks both the 50th anniversary of the Emirates and 50 years since the first man-made object landed on the Red Planet," said Sarah bint Yousef Al Amiri, chair of the UAE Space Agency, in a statement. "As a young nation, it is a particular point of pride that we are now in a position to make a tangible contribution to humanity’s understanding of Mars. This also marks an important point for the Emirates to continue the drive to diversify its economy utilizing science and technology.