H.H. SHEIKH MOHAMMED SHARES PHOTO OF MARS FROM UAE'S HOPE PROBE

  • Publish date: Friday، 04 December 2020 Last update: Thursday، 25 February 2021
H.H. SHEIKH MOHAMMED SHARES PHOTO OF MARS FROM UAE'S HOPE PROBE
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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, shared an image of Mars taken by the Hope Probe.

H.H. SHEIKH MOHAMMED SHARES PHOTO OF MARS FROM UAE'S HOPE PROBENow passed the half-way mark, the Probe, launched in July, has to travel 135 million km to reach the Red Planet. 

It will enter the Martian orbit on February 9, 2021, Sheikh Mohammed tweeted. 

The Emirates Mars Mission aims to draw a clear and comprehensive picture of the Martian climate, which will give scientists deeper insight into the past and future of our own planet as well as the potential of life for humans on Mars and on other distant planets.