His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council and Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center, said that the UAE is preparing for a historic event to be the first Arab and Islamic country to reach Mars .. Pointing out that the Emirates project to explore Mars is a "probe of hope" "A mission that requires preparation for its 5.5 million working hours, completed by a team of 200 engineers and engineers from the Emirates.
His Highness affirmed that space programs constitute a gateway to science and the building of scientists, and that knowledge and knowledge are the way to a prosperous future .. Pointing out that the Emirates project to explore Mars "probe of hope" is part of an effort to inculcate the culture of the impossible for the sons and daughters of the Emirates as this space project Ambition contributes to consolidating the UAE's pioneering position in the science and technology sector and leading the knowledge transformation in the Arab world.
This came in a video that His Highness published on his official account on "Twitter", during which he answered a frequent question he received from a large number of his followers, which is "Why does the Emirates go to Mars? And what is the purpose of this historic trip?"
And His Highness put forward five reasons that drive the UAE to take this exceptional trip as the first Arab country to go to outer space, and His Highness stopped at the first reason, saying: "We will go to Mars because space programs are a gateway to science and it is a gateway for building scientists and we have no future without knowledge ... And there is no future without Knowledge".
And the second reason came, as His Highness mentioned: "We will go to Mars because we want to instill in our young men and women a new culture ... that nothing is impossible for the Emirates and the Emiratis ... and that if we resolve, we will implement ... and if we dream, we will achieve our dreams."
And as for the third reason, as His Highness explained: "We will go to Mars because the UAE wants to be at the forefront of the Arab scientific renaissance ... The Mars journey is a message of hope for all Arabs ... We can compete with the world in technology, science and knowledge ... and the UAE is leading today the Arab knowledge shift" .
And the fourth reason stated by His Highness came: "We will go to Mars because Mars is a means to a greater end ... Our goal is not to build a probe and launch it ... Our goal is to build a human being ... it is a journey that Sheikh Zayed and Sheikh Rashid started to build man .. Today, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai "may God bless him," and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, are completing human construction with his knowledge, knowledge, abilities and aspirations that reach the sky. "
His Highness summed up the fifth reason by saying: "We will go to Mars because we want to start a new journey in our country ... the next 50 years journey ... 50 years ago in the Emirates .. where we started from the desert of our country ... and we want the next 50 years to begin From the desert of Mars ... because we are a people who knows the impossible ... and nothing can stand in front of our high ambitions. "
And His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum made it clear that the UAE mission to explore Mars begins on a 7-month journey at a speed of 121 thousand kilometers per hour to cross more than 490 million kilometers to reach the Emirates flag and the dreams of the Emiratis reach the red planet and the Emirates are the fifth country Reach for mars.
His Highness expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Emirates Project team for exploring Mars, stressing that "the mission succeeded before the journey started" .. He wished them success in serving the homeland .. And he said: "Our head is raised and our achievements are continuing .. And our leadership knows only the center The first. .. And His Highness added: "Greetings to men ... Greetings to heroes ... Greetings to the country's daughters, engineers and accomplishments ... Today is a holiday in the UAE."
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