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Jeff Bezos pull off Blue Origin’s first spaceflight with people

The mission caps a landmark month for space-tourism ventures

Richard Branson’s space jaunt a ‘marketing coup’ for Virgin Galactic

The 70-year-old billionaire and five employees completed a long-awaited test flight to space on Sunday

UAE’s Hope probe sends first global images of Mars’ discrete aurora

The Hope probe – which entered Mars orbit in February – is following its planned 20,000 – 43,000 km elliptical science orbit

Jeff Bezos plans to travel to space on Blue Origin flight

The billionaire plans to hand the reins as Amazon’s CEO to Andy Jassy on July 5

New images of Mars shared by UAE’s Hope probe

The images show atomic hydrogen surrounding Mars

Revealed: Top 5 most powerful Arabs in the UAE

The highest ranking entries originating from the UAE in Gulf Business’ annual Arab power list 2021

UAE astronaut programme

UAE selects first female Arab astronaut

Nora AlMatrooshi and Mohammed Al Mulla are the two latest recruits of the UAE Astronaut Programme

UAE’s ‘DhabiSat’ takes off to International Space Station

Developed by 27 graduate students at Yahsat Space Lab, the project is helping train individuals to become qualified engineers

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

UAE Hope Probe achieves historic milestone, successfully enters Mars orbit

The UAE becomes the fifth country to reach the red planet

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

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

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

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed launches DEWA’s space programme and Hatta tourism projects

The Space-D programme will include the launch a main satellite with the latest imaging and communication technologies

Falcon Eye 2 launch

UAE launches satellite Falcon Eye 2 into space to mark 49th National Day

Images transmitted by the satellite will help with response planning for natural disasters and for monitoring the UAE’s borders and coasts

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