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Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed posted the video of Olympus Mons

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed took to Twitter to post the video of Olympus Mons, mentioning that Olympus mons is the highest peak in our solar system. Almost three times the height of Mount Everest. Taken by Hope Probe at 13,000 km above Mars surface. About Olympus Mons: Olympus Mons is a very large shield volcano on the […]...Read More

Stamp your Mars- UAE visitors to receive ‘Martian Ink’ passport

Visitors arriving at UAE airports will receive a “Martian Ink” stamp on their passports, in commemoration of the Hope Probe’s historic arrival to Mars on 9th February. An emblem of the country’s ambition and guiding principle that the “Impossible is Possible”, the stamp – produced by the UAE Government Media Office in collaboration with Dubai […]...Read More

SpaceX prototype rocket lands aflame in Texas

A SpaceX prototype of the company’s future ‘Mars missions go-to’ rocket touched down in a fiery explosion Wednesday during a test launch from Boca Chica, Texas. The live footage showed the 16-story-tall unmanned Starship vessel engulfed in flames, as it made its controlled descent on the landing pad. The rocket is currently being developed for […]...Read More

Emirates inks out celebratory ‘Mars Mission’ stamps to honour historic

Emirates Post, in collaboration with Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre and the UAE Space Agency, issued on Tuesday the distinctive commemorative stamp ‘Emirates Mars Mission – Hope Probe’ to celebrate the UAE’s historic first mission to the Mars and its broader space ambitions. The commemorative stamps feature four different images, two of which illustrate the […]...Read More

Close-up of the Mars at its opposition

Astronomy enthusiasts got a chance on 13th October 2020, to have a detailed view of Mars on its opposition with Earth. (Photo Credit – Prabhu S Kutti) Mars comes closest to Earth, a distance of 62 million km, on 13 October, when it reaches opposition. What is Mars Opposition? A specific alignment in the solar […]...Read More