UAE publishes the first image of the Mars probe
UAE publishes the first image of the Mars probe

The UAE National Space Agency announced today that the Emir of the Emirates probe has returned the first image of Mars days after the orbiting spacecraft successfully entered the Red Planet.

The spacecraft entered the orbit of the Red Planet on Tuesday, making the United Arab Emirates the first Arab country in history to have a scientific presence in Earth's direct neighbor.

The UAE National Space Agency said in a statement: The image shows Mount Olympus, the largest volcano in the solar system, that appeared in the sun early this morning.

The statement added that the image was taken on the second day after the probe entered Mars orbit at an altitude of 15,700 km above the surface of Mars.

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan (Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan), via his official account on Twitter. The photo was posted on the platform.

He wrote: Sending the first image of Mars with the lens of the Hope Probe is a turning point in our history. This enables the UAE to join the elite of developed countries in space exploration in the world. In this context, open new horizons. The process of discovering the red planet that will benefit humanity, science and the future.

The Vice President, Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum) published this photo on his official Twitter account.

He wrote: The first Arab probe in history took the first image of Mars at an altitude of 25,000 km from the surface of the Red Planet.

The mission aims to uncover the secrets of Mars' climate, but the UAE also hopes to inspire young people in the region.

We hope that China and the United States will also launch missions in July, after the time Earth and Mars are close to each other, hoping that they will be the first of three spaceships to reach the red planet this month.

The Emirates project is also being organized to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the unification of the seven emirates in the country.

The mission aims to create high-quality human resources in the field of space technology in the United Arab Emirates and to develop knowledge, scientific research and space applications that benefit people.

In addition to building a sustainable knowledge-based economy, promoting diversification, encouraging innovation, and strengthening the UAE's position in the space race to increase income.

The visit also aims to intensify the Emirati scientific discovery efforts and build an international partnership in the space sector to improve the UAE's standing.

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