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Emirates Mars Mission initial data gives insights about Martian environment

DUBAI: The Emirates Mars Mission, the first interplanetary exploration undertaken by an Arab nation recently released unique new images of Mars that challenge the existing conceptions of how the planet’s atmospheric gases behave and interact. Taken by the Mars Hope probe’s EMUS instrument, the observations show dramatic variations in the concentrations of both atomic oxygen […]...Read More

A piece of rock that could tell stories!

After last month’s empty attempt, NASA’s Mars rover may have successfully gathered its first rock sample.  Adam Steltzner, the Mars rover Perseverance rover’s chief engineer, called it a perfect core sample. “I’ve never been happier to see a hole in a rock,” he tweeted on Thursday. However, NASA later stated that it was waiting for […]...Read More

Emirates Mars Mission marks the busy first year

DUBAI – The Emirates Mars Mission, the first interplanetary exploration undertaken by an Arab nation, today marking a year since the mission’s launch from Tanegashima Space Centre in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan on 20th July 2020. The mission has not only performed nominally across all areas, but has exceeded its anticipated performance, encompassing a range […]...Read More

Emirates Mars Mission captures global images of Mars’ discrete aurora

DUBAI – The Emirates Mars Mission, the first interplanetary exploration undertaken by an Arab nation, today released the first global images of Mars in the far-ultraviolet, providing new insights into the discrete aurora phenomenon in Mars’ nightside atmosphere. The images have revolutionary implications for our understanding of the interactions between solar radiation, Mars’ magnetic fields […]...Read More

Region’s first virtual campus on a space station in orbit

The virtual campus offers an unrivaled educational experience in the region, provides an inclusive, interactive environment for learners Immersive reality expert and Forbes columnist Charlie Fink inaugurates new learning space with a presentation on the role of AR and VR in business The virtual campus is built upon the multi-awarding winning ENGAGE platform from industry-leading […]...Read More

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