UAE’s Hope Orbiter Heading To Mars

Mars is a busy place in 2020. Four more spacecraft are set to blast off to the red planet: Mars 2020 rover from NASA, the ExoMars Europe/Russia rover, a small Chinese rover and the Hope orbiter from the United Arab Emirates. The Hope Mars Mission is an effort to gain the technical know how to further the UAE’s space capabilities and symbolise hope for all young Arabs.

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From Dubai to Mars, With Stops in Colorado and Japan