UAE Reschedules Mars Mission Hope Probe

The United Arab Emirates has announced that it is aiming to launch its postponed Mars mission between July 20 and 22, depending on the weather.

The UAE government made the announcement after the launch of the Emirates Mars Mission, also known as the Hope Mars Mission or the Hope Probe, for a second time due to weather conditions at the launch site in Japan.

The UAE’s Hope Probe was due to launch from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Center at 12:51am UAE time on Wednesday (2051 GMT Tuesday) for a seven-month journey to the red planet where it was due to orbit and send back data about the atmosphere.


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