First planetary science mission from the UAE – and also the first from the Arab world -will blast-off from Japan.
For the first time in history, the countdown for a space mission will be done in Arabic when the UAE’s Hope Probe to Mars will fire off on July 15.
“With a voice that will make history, the Hope Probe to Mars will be launched with the first Arabic Countdown ever,” the Dubai Media office tweeted on Thursday.
“Our voice will echo our ancestors legacy and a vocie will make history with the first Arabic countdown,” said a video released by the Mars Probe team.
– Hope Mars Mission (@HopeMarsMission) July 9, 2020
The first planetary science mission from the United Arab Emirates – and also the first from the Arab world -will blast-off from Tanegashima Space Center, Japan on July 15, 2020.
The Hope Probe will go into orbit in February 2021 and will study how the upper atmosphere of Mars is affected by its lower atmosphere.
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