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HH Sheikh Mo­hammed bin Rashid Al Mak­toum, Vice Pres­i­dent and Prime Min­is­ter of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has praised the na­tion’s ef­forts to send an un­manned probe to Mars by the year 2021. He gave the green light to start man­u­fac­tur­ing pro­to­types of the Hope Probe dur­ing a visit to the Mo­hammed bin Rashid Space Cen­tre in Dubai yes­ter­day. “We are in­vest­ing in our na­tional cadres to lead this project and con­trib­ute in ex­pand­ing our knowl­edge about Mars,” said Sheikh Mo­hammed. “Hope Probe is a qual­i­ta­tive leap for the UAE’s sci­en­tific ef­forts, it is the first con­tri­bu­tion for the Arab World in this re­gard.” Emi­rates Mars Mis­sion will mark the UAE’s 50th Na­tional Day.

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