Dubai’s Ruler Solicits Name Suggestions for the Nation’s Mass Probe
- Mars mission
- Unmanned Probe
- The UAE’s first outer space probe will be launched in 2021
- Nearly 14,000 tweets went live after the announcement of the #Mars_Probe
- The Mars probe will take nine-months and span across 60 million kilometers
To cut it short
The UAE Mars Probe is an Islamic project which will involve participation of the Arab youth. To execute the project efficiently, a UAE Space Agency has been formed that will supervise the mission and coordinate the country’s space technology. While the mission will make UAE one of the nine countries to explore Mars, it was noted that the nation has invested a notable sum of Dhs 20 billion in space projects.