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Showing posts with label Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Show all posts

Monday, July 20, 2020

UAE successfully launches Mars probe aboard Japanese H-IIA rocket


UAE successfully launches Mars probe aboard Japanese H-IIA rocket


Article Excerpt: "... The United Arab Emirates has succeeded with the initial stage of its first ever Mars mission, thanks to the launch of an H-IIA rocket built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries from Tanegashima Space Center in Japan on Sunday. The rocket carried the Al Amal (Hope) Probe for the UAE, a Mars orbiter that is set to arrive at the red planet by February 2021, and spend a Martian year (687 days) on orbit around Mars collecting data about its atmosphere..."


Reference: techcrunch.com