United Arab Emirates launches mission to Mars

News: The United Arab Emirates has launched its Emirates Mars mission from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Center.


  • HOPE Spacecraft or Emirates Mars Mission: It is a Mars mission launched by the United Arab Emirates.It is also the first interplanetary mission for the Arab World.
  • Aim
    • To search for the connection between current martian weather and the ancient climate of Mars.
    • To study the loss mechanisms of Mars’ atmosphere to space by tracking the behavior and escape of hydrogen and oxygen and 
    • Create a global picture of how the martian atmosphere varies throughout the day and year.