The UAE leaders reviewed the Hope probe’s pre-flight preparations days before its historic launch to Mars from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Center in the first ever Arab interplanetary mission, according to the Emirates News Agency WAM.
.@HHShkMohd, @MohamedBinZayed, & @HamdanMohammed review final pre-flight preparations of the Hope Probe and were briefed on the range of technical tasks overseen by the space mission’s team.https://t.co/Rkab5sfQXq pic.twitter.com/ogmN1E94yM— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) July 18, 2020
Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum during the video meeting on Saturday. (Twitter/via @DXBMediaOffice)