Ministry of Foreign Affairs congratulated the leadership of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the successful Mars mission, Hope Probe.
MoFA’s spokesman took to Twitter and said the successful Mars mission – Hope Probe was a testament to the vision of the UAE leadership, and pride for its people, as well as Muslim Ummah.
Congratulations to the leadership and people of the UAE on the outstanding success of Emirates' Mars Mission #HopeProbe – a testament to the vision of the UAE leadership, and a pride for its people, as well as Muslim Ummah.@MoFAICUAE
— Spokesperson 🇵🇰 MoFA (@ForeignOfficePk) February 10, 2021
It is pertinent to mention here that the government of United Arab Emirates (UAE) has witnessed a historic goal as the country joined an elite club of five nations that have sent a spacecraft to the Red Planet.
Titled as ‘Hope Probe,’ the first Arab science mission achieved this goal after a space journey that lasted 7 months during which it traveled 494 million kilometers, which allowed it to send information about the orbit Atmosphere and climate of Mars.
H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Zaabi, the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates in Islamabad stated that the people of the UAE and the Arab and Islamic nations feel proud and satisfaction over the success of the UAE’s access to the orbit of the Red Planet.
Ambassador Al Zaabi said that this achievement makes UAE the Fifth space agency to reach the Red Planet through the first Arab probe scaling among the planets; he added that the Mars program is part of the rich national efforts to develop its scientific and technological capabilities.
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— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) February 9, 2021
The UAE Ambassador informed that this is the most distant point in the universe that Arabs have reached throughout their history, and that our goal is to give hope to all Arabs and Muslims that we are able to compete with the rest of the nations and peoples.
The UAE Ambassador in Islamabad pointed out that the self-operated probe launched into space at a speed of 121,000 km / h had to automatically reduce its speed to 18,000 km / h, for 27 minutes known as the “27 blind minutes” using 6 reverse propulsion motors (delta V) engines equipped in probe.