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Emirates Mars Mission 'Hope' Mars Orbit Insertion

Mars H-IIA 202 | Hope (Emirates Mars Mission)

The Emirates Mars Mission 'Hope' will enter an orbit around Mars after its six months interplanetary journey.

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H-IIA 202 | Hope (Emirates Mars Mission)

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries | JPN
Tanegashima, Japan
July 19, 2020, 9:58 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Planetary Science

Hope Mars Mission, also known as Al-Amal, is UAE's first interplanetary space probe. It's an orbiter which will study Martian atmosphere and climate with the help of 3 science instruments: Emirates Exploration imager (EXI), Emirates Mars Ultraviolet Spectrometer (EMUS), and Emirates Mars Infrared Spectrometer (EMIR). These instruments were designed and built in collaboration with University of Colorado, University of California and Arizona State University. Hope is planned to arrive to Mars in February 2021 and has an expected lifetime of 2 years.

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