Hope (Emirates Mars Mission)

Overview

Destination: Heliocentric N/A
Mission: Planetary Science

Heliocentric N/A Osaki Y LP1 Tanegashima, Japan

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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Live streaming for the launch of H-IIA Launch Vehicle No.42

Watch Live streaming for the launch of H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 42 (H-IIA F42). The H-IIA Launch Vehicle No.42 will carry aboard Emirates Mars Mission's (EMM...

Live streaming for the launch of H-IIA Launch Vehicle No.42

Watch Live streaming for the launch of H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 42 (H-IIA F42). The H-IIA Launch Vehicle No.42 will carry aboard Emirates Mars Mission's (EMM...

إطلاق مسبار الأمل – البث المباشر

مشروع الإمارات لاستكشاف المريخ "مسبار الأمل" هو أول مهمة تقوم بها دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة لاستكشاف كوكب المريخ. وقد تم تصميم "مسبار الأمل" للدوران حول ...

إطلاق مسبار الأمل – البث المباشر

مشروع الإمارات لاستكشاف المريخ "مسبار الأمل" هو أول مهمة تقوم بها دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة لاستكشاف كوكب المريخ. وقد تم تصميم "مسبار الأمل" للدوران حول ...

Hope Mars Mission: Live Launch |Without Commentary|

Live Launch of the Emirates Mars Mission” Hope Probe” from the Tenaghashima Space Centre in Japan. The Emirates Mars Mission Hope Probe, the first Arab inter...

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The Hope Probe will be the first probe to provide a complete picture of the Martian atmosphere and its layers when it reaches the red planet's orbit in 2021. It will help answer key questions about the global Martian atmosphere and the loss of hydrogen and oxygen gases into space ...

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The Hope Probe will be the first probe to provide a complete picture of the Martian atmosphere and its layers when it reaches the red planet's orbit in 2021. It will help answer key questions about the global Martian atmosphere and the loss of hydrogen and oxygen gases into space ...

H-IIAロケット42号機打上げライブ中継 / Live streaming the launch of H-IIA Rocket No.42

打上げ特設サイトもご覧ください:https://spectra.mhi.com/space?l=jp 7月15日(水)H-IIAロケット42号機(H-IIA・F42)によるアラブ首長国連邦(UAE)のドバイ政府宇宙機関であるMBRSC(The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre)の火...


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United Arab Emirates successfully sends its first mission toward Mars

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Arstechnica

“Hope” probe launches Sunday, beginning seven-month journey to Mars

“The mission is a catalyst.”

SpaceNews

UAE’s Hope mission on its way to Mars

A Japanese rocket launched the United Arab Emirates’ first Mars mission July 19 to study Martian weather and demonstrate UAE's space capabilities.

Spaceflight Now

Photos: H-2A rocket reaches launch pad with UAE’s Hope Mars probe

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NASA Spaceflight

United Arab Emirates begins historic first interplanetary mission

In a moment that will go down in history, the United Arab Emirates and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre are ready for their first interplanetary voyage: the Emirates Mars Mission. The probe, called Al Amal (which translates to “Hope...

H-IIA 202

Family: H-II
Configuration: 202

H-IIA (H2A) is an active expendable launch system operated by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. The liquid-fueled H-IIA rockets have been used to launch satellites into geostationary orbit, to launch a lunar orbiting spacecraft, and to launch Akatsuki, which studied the planet Venus. Launches occur at the Tanegashima Space Center.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    53.0 m
  • Diameter
    4.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    4.0 m
  • Launch Mass
    285 T
  • Thrust
    2260 kN
Family
  • Name
    H-IIA 202
  • Family
    H-II
  • Variant
    202
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    H-IIA 202
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $90M
  • Low Earth Orbit
    10000 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    4100 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

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Seiji Izumisawa Founded: 1884 Successes: 35 Failures: 0 Pending: 6

Agency Type: Commercial

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. is a Japanese multinational engineering, electrical equipment and electronics company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. MHI is one of the core companies of the Mitsubishi Group. MHI's products include aerospace components, air conditioners, aircraft, automotive components, forklift trucks, hydraulic equipment, machine tools, missiles, power generation equipment, printing machines, ships and space launch vehicles. Through its defense-related activities, it is the world's 23rd-largest defense contractor measured by 2011 defense revenues and the largest based in Japan.

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Tanegashima, Japan

Pad: Osaki Y LP1


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