U.A.E. Launches First Arab Interplanetary Mission

In yet another milestone for the U.A.E. Space Program, the Emirates Mars Mission “Hope Probe” launched on July 20th 2020 for a 7-month journey to the Red Planet, where it will arrive in February 2021 to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of the U.A.E. as a country.

This Business Council report provides information about the goals and objectives of the Mars Mission, the evolution of the U.A.E. Space Program, and U.S.-U.A.E. partnerships that played instrumental roles in the success of the mission.