UAE Mars mission: extraordinary feat shows how space exploration can benefit small nations

Rocket carrying the Hope probe. MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES HAND/EPA Ine Steenmans, UCL and Neil Morisetti, UCL The United Arab Emirates (UAE) successfully launched its Mars mission dubbed “Al Amal”, or “Hope”, from the Tanegashima Space Centre in southern Japan on July 20. This is the first space mission by the UAE, and the first Arab … Continue reading UAE Mars mission: extraordinary feat shows how space exploration can benefit small nations