Emirati men clap as they watch the launch of the “Amal” or “Hope” space probe at the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Monday. The probe, the country’s first interplanetary spacecraft, was launched from Japan.

Emirati men clap as they watch the launch of the “Amal” or “Hope” space probe at the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Monday. The probe, the country’s first interplanetary spacecraft, was launched from Japan.