Hope Probe is travelling at a cruise speed of 121,000km/hour, but it will reduce its speed to 18,000km/hour as it gets closer to Mars.
UAE Mars Mission
The probe is expected to reach its scheduled Mars Orbit Insertion (MOI) in February 2021.
The Mars Orbit Insertion (MOI) of the Hope probe is scheduled to take place early in February 2021.
The image shows a tiny white dot labelled as Mars amidst the black vastness of space.
The Hope Probe successfully lifted off at 01:58 am UAE time on July 20, after the countdown for the last 10 seconds was done in Arabic.
The Ground Control Team is monitoring the functions of the Probe to ensure that all systems are working properly.
The launch has been rescheduled to take place on July 20 at 01:58:14 am UAE Time from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Center after facing several delays due to bad...