Mission Mars: UAE launches Arab world’s first interplanetary mission

Mission Mars: UAE launches Arab world’s first interplanetary mission

The first Arab space mission to Mars, an unmanned probe dubbed “Hope,” took off from Japan, in a bid to reveal more about the atmosphere of the Red Planet.

The Japanese rocket carrying the probe developed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) lifted off from the Tanegashima Space Centre in southern Japan at 6:58 am local time on July 20. The spacecraft will spend a total of seven months on Mars.

The UAE, made up of seven emirates including the capital Abu Dhabi and Dubai, has nine functioning sat…
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