His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center, on the final preparations for the launch of the Emirates project to explore Mars, "the probe of hope", and the scientific and technical tasks supervised by the UAE probe team, before the launch of the probe from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan, on his scientific journey during which he will inaugurate a new chapter in The history of the UAE and the Arab world, as the first Arab mission to explore outer space, and the first mission of its kind in the world will provide unprecedented information on the climate of the red planet.
Through videoconferencing technology, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan met remotely with the Emirati launch team, which is located in Japan, which includes 21 engineers and engineers, representing the UAE Space Agency and the Mohammed bin Rashid Center For space, and the Al Khawaneej Control Center team in Dubai.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum told the "Probe of Hope" in Japan, saying: "In 1976, Sheikh Zayed, may God have mercy on him, met with NASA experts and this was his ambition." Today, the children of Zayed are fulfilling the dream. ”
His Highness pointed out that «these competencies of young men and women, engineers and engineers, who have learned and reached these stages are the goal of this whole project».
His Highness commended the support of the Emirati leadership, and said: "We are honored today by the presence of our leader and leader of the team, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, with us, to encourage you and encourage us."
For his part, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan conveyed to the “Probe of Hope” team in Japan the greetings of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State.
His Highness said: “God willing, we will be at the best of the belief of our people and predecessors who established this house and made it a safe and stable home for us and a good future.”
His Highness valued the role of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and said: “With your efforts, my brother His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, and your concern, we see today these competencies that honor us and their families, their country and their Arab world.”
His Highness added: “This event would not have been possible without the personal attention of my brother, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, and his determination, determination and determination to be an important history in our lives ... and in the march of the Emirates. "I was the main factor behind this event."
His Highness said: “I thank my brother, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, in my name and on behalf of every Emirati who is loving and jealous for this event and this occasion.”
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan stressed: “It is a big day in the history of the Emirates and our Arab nation. This achievement is in their name and in the name of every Arab, as it is the first of its kind in our history. ”
His Highness added, "For this event to be with Emirati arms, it is without a doubt a historic day. This is a great honor for me personally ... and for our people in the Emirates, including citizens and residents. ”
To that, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said: “We look forward to celebrating together the reception of the first message and the first reading of the Emirati Hope Probe when it begins its exploratory mission to the Red Planet. What the probe will provide information and data about the Martian climate will be a scientific revelation available at the service of humanity ».
His Highness added: “The probe of hope team guides its achievement for all the people of the Arab world ... It is an invitation from the Emirates for our young and Arab scholars to join us in making new scientific achievements. We have entered the space age ... and other missions await us ... and we need all the creative Arab minds. "
Their highnesses were keen to check the recent scientific, technical and logistical preparations, and the team's readiness to deal with the launch stages, expressing their high confidence in the ability of the Emirati probe team of engineers and engineers, the dream team that embraces the culture of the impossible, to implement, manage and manage this historical scientific mission efficiently and competently, Whether it is the launch team in Japan or the ground control station team in Dubai, especially in recent months in light of the health and logistical challenges posed by the outbreak of the emerging Corona Virus (COFED-19) epidemic, which the UAE probe team hope to overcome.
Their Highnesses were keen to stand on the morale and feelings of the team members, and they are within hours of making a historical moment, assuring them that the UAE is a leadership and a people behind them.
My brother Mohamed bin Zayed has communicated with the members of the Hope Probe team ... the launch team in Japan and the Al Khawaneej Control Center team ... a historic project behind the people of the Emirates and awaited by hundreds of millions around the world pic.twitter.com/k7KYpwSweo- HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) July 18, 2020
The "Hope Probe" launch team, which is located in Japan, has completed simulation tests, technical follow-up, and final experiments to prepare the "Hope Probe" for the launch, after the launch delay process, we are keen on checking the readings and relevant data.
Since the arrival of the "Probe of Hope" to the launch station in Japan last April, Emirati engineers have worked within the launch team, during the past two months, around the clock to follow up the details and recent preparations, keen to conduct all tests and experiments, according to a specific methodology, which included the distribution of tasks and specialties. It enabled them to work with the most flexibility and effectiveness, in light of the challenges and procedural and preventive measures imposed by the outbreak of the new Corona virus epidemic, to ensure follow-up work on the scientific tasks of the probe.
The team of the ground control station from the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center in Al Khawaneej, Dubai, completed the final arrangements for following up the "probe of hope" and keeping up with its journey to Mars, from the moment of its launch until reaching the orbit of the red planet.
During the first 30 days, the Earth station team will work on a 24-hour shift system to receive communication from the probe and send orders to it, as well as receive information and data that it records after its separation from the launch missile, and open the solar powered system that powers it.
Mohamed Ben Rached:
"We are honored to have our leader and team leader Mohammed bin Zayed with us, to encourage you and encourage us."
"The competencies of young men and women, engineers and engineers, who have learned and reached these stages are the goal of the project."
Mohamed bin Zayed:
In my name and in the name of every Emirati who loves and is jealous of this event and this occasion: “Thank you, my brother Mohammed bin Rashid.”
"For the event to be with Emirati arms, it is a historic day ... It is a great honor for me personally ... Our people in the Emirates are citizens and residents."
Hamdan bin Mohammed:
"We look forward to celebrating together the first message and the first reading of the probe of hope, when he begins his expedition to the Red Planet."
"What the probe will provide information and data about the Martian climate will be a scientific revelation available at the service of mankind."
The story of transporting the probe to the space launch station in Japan is an inspiring experience in itself, especially that it took place under difficult and unprecedented conditions in the world, as a result of the Corona pandemic (Covid-19), and the resulting technical and logistical challenges in the forefront of which disrupt air navigation and movement Transport around the world. However, the "Probe of Hope" team succeeded in completing the transfer process according to the scheduled schedule, on a journey that took more than 83 hours by land, air and sea.
An engineer and engineer included in the UAE launch team in Japan, representing the UAE Space Agency, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center and the Dubai Control Center team.
200 engineers and engineers
The launch of the "Probe of Hope" to Mars culminates in a scientific effort that involved 200 engineers and boys from the sons and daughters of the Emirates, over the past six years within the Emirates project to explore Mars, during which the project achieved many scientific achievements, including the completion of 200 new scientific technological design, And manufacture 66 pieces of probe components in the Emirates.
The Emirates project to explore Mars aims to develop human capital in the country, and to promote a culture of innovation, leadership and scientific excellence in the Emirates, and to inspire young generations of Emiratis, and encourage them to turn to scientific disciplines, such as advanced technology, space science and technology, in order to join the growing scientific Emirati society A growing number of scientists, engineers, and researchers in the space field; Upgrading the UAE’s efforts in the field of scientific discoveries and enhancing the state’s endeavors to develop and diversify its economic system through strategic initiatives and projects that support its orientation towards the knowledge economy, which constitutes the backbone of the future economy, in addition to consolidating the UAE’s position as the most advanced and developed country in the region in the space industries sector, and building International partnerships in the space sector to contribute to the benefit of humanity, and to address the most prominent challenges facing the world.