Maktoum bin Mohammed published a video by the world of space physics praising the scientific goals of "The Hope Probe"

Neil Tyson: Your mission to Mars is great

  • Tyson praised the message of the Emirates Project to explore Mars to the people of the Emirates and the youth of the Arab world.



His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, on his Twitter account, posted a video clip by physicist Neil Tyson praising the UAE project to explore Mars just before the arrival of the “Hope Probe” to the capture orbit around the Red Planet after cutting 493 A million kilometers over its seven-month space flight.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson is considered one of the most famous astrophysicists in the world, and he is a well-known scientific and television personality in the media, academic and youth circles. Contracts for the most important scientific and documentary stations.

At the beginning of the video, Tyson expressed his happiness at sending the UAE "the Hope Probe" to Mars, praising the message of the Emirates Project to explore Mars and its strategic message to the people of the Emirates, the youth of the Arab world and the scientific community around the world, saying: “I am glad that the UAE has sent (the Hope Probe) to Mars.

Many goals and dimensions bear this mission, whether in what it adds to the UAE and the Arab world on the one hand, or even to the world on the other hand.

Tyson considered that the mission of the "Hope Probe" is unprecedented in the world in its bold scientific goals, saying: "The probe will reach Mars and study its atmosphere. This is a work that no one has done before in previous missions, as our focus was on the surface of Mars only and we were preoccupied with its poles." With the presence of life or water ».

"What can the atmosphere tell us?"

How was its atmosphere in the past?

How will it be in the future?

You will not have water if it is not supported by an atmosphere. ”

On the importance of international partnerships and global scientific cooperation established by the “Hope Probe” project launched by the UAE in 2014, Neil Tyson said: “Science has always been a basis for cooperation between nations, because scientists speak the same language, so do engineers and mathematicians, and the ground is ready to attract collaborators. International in this field ».

Tyson cited an example of international cooperation in space exploration, saying: “We did that in the United States of America. We did not build our space program alone, but we got help, and our program generated big ambitions such as: I want to be an astronaut, I want to become an engineer, I want Become a scientist, we did not need special programs to arouse people's enthusiasm, they got excited by themselves and really wanted it because it was a cause of pride and a share of achievement.

Everyone support our achievements ».

The astrophysicist praised the participation of Emirati women in all stages and specialties of the project, saying: “There is a great participation of the female component in all stages of building the project: scientists, engineers and managers, and the fact that women are an essential part of this project will achieve a future full of talents, skills and ideas that can be produced. About your access to this level of discoveries ».

Neil Tyson:

- “(The Hope Probe) will reach Mars and study its cover, in a job that no one has done before.”

The mission of "Probe of Hope" is unprecedented in the world in its bold scientific goals.

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