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Sheikh Hamdan conducts video conference meeting with the Hope Probe team

Posted 6 May 2020 · Add Comment

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum this week conducted a video conference meeting with the Hope Probe team at the Tanegashima Space Center, Japan, where was briefed on the preparations for the Emirates Mars Mission.

 

Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, chairman, Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, said:

“Today, we were honoured to receive a video call from His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of MBRSC, as he addressed the Emirates Mars Mission team. The team briefed His Highness on the successful transfer of the Hope Probe from the UAE to its launch site in Japan, despite the current challenges, thanks to the support of our leadership and the perseverance of the team.”

 

He added, “The teams at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre and the UAE Space Agency have always received full support from our leaders, and they have been the driving force behind the UAE’s achievements in space exploration. Their unflinching support is a source of strength and inspiration for the team to constantly take on new challenges. Our mission through these scientific endeavours is to keep the UAE flag flying high and be at the forefront of countries contributing to scientific achievements that will change the face of humanity."

 

The Emirates Mars Mission team has spared no effort since starting work on the Hope Probe. Realising the ambitious vision of the UAE’s leadership to reach Mars, and the belief that the mission will serve humanity, has motivated the team to keep marching ahead.

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