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UAE Govt retreat

UAE leaders discuss agenda for the next 50 years at government retreat

Leaders also personally honoured the UAE’s Hope Probe team at the retreat

Sheikh Mohammed tweets first picture of Mars taken by Hope Probe

The image of the red planet was captured 25,000 kilometres above its surface

Live: UAE Mars Mission – Hope Probe enters Mars orbit successfully

The UAE is now the first Arab country to launch a space mission to Mars

Sheikh Mohammed on Mars mission: ‘We’ve already made history’

The mission will enter its most critical phase – the Mars Orbit insertion – on Tuesday

Emirates Mars Mission’s Hope Probe: All you need to know

The metal piece of the probe is decorated with the phrase ‘The power of hope shortens the distance between earth and sky’, the UAE flag and the slogan ‘The impossible is possible’

Countdown begins as UAE’s Hope probe prepares to enter Mars’ orbit

The probe is expected to enter the red planet’s orbit on Tuesday, February 9, 2021

UAE Hope Probe

UAE Hope Probe: To Mars and beyond

Along with the Hope Probe, the UAE’s space ambitions and its endeavours towards a knowledge-based economy have also taken flight

UAE leaders review pre-flight preparations of Mars Hope Probe

The Hope probe will now lift-off on July 20, 2020, at 1.58am UAE local time

Update: Emirates Mars Mission’s Hope Probe to now launch between July 20-22

The launch is contingent upon improved weather conditions

Update: Launch of Emirates Mars Mission’s Hope Probe delayed

A new launch date will be announced in the next 24 hours

Update: Emirates Mars Mission’s Hope Probe to now launch on July 17

The delay is due to the weather conditions at the launch site of Tanegashima Island in Japan

Emirates Mars Mission confirms launch date for Hope probe

The probe is anticipated to enter Mars’ orbit in February 2021

UAE completes transfer of the Hope Probe to launchpad in Japan

The Hope probe’s mission to Mars will start in mid-July 2020 from the Tanegashima Space Center, and is expected to reach the Red Planet’s orbit in the first quarter of 2021