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Special Dr Mohamed Abid, a chief engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California. Originally from Tunisia, Abid today works as NASA’s payload chief engineer, overseeing the return of samples from the Red Planet. (AFP)

How Hope Mars mission put the Arab world back in the space exploration game

  • NASA engineer Mohamed Abid says the UAE’s successful mission has inspired young Arabs 
  • Abid says Arab investment in space tech shows the Middle East is on the right track
By Caline Malek ·