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New space technology centre to be set up in Abu Dhabi

One of its main objectives will be to build capabilities and create a technical space hub in the UAE

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

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

Emirates Mars Mission’s Hope Probe to launch on July 15

The unmanned probe is expected to enter Mars’ orbit on February 2021

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

MBRSC shortlists 10 candidates for UAE analog mission

The shortlisted applicants include five women. The youngest of the 10 applicants is aged 25, while the oldest is a 40-year-old male