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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The UAE's Hope Mars Mission will search for connections between today’s Martian weather and its ancient climate.
It hopes to become the first expedition to provide a complete picture of the planet’s atmosphere. The probe will orbit Mars from February 2021.
One of the major objectives of the Emirates Mars Mission Hope Probe is to find out how the Martian lower atmosphere responds globally, diurnally, and seasonally to solar forcing. The instruments that will used are:
Emirates Mars InfraRed Spectrometer (EMIRS)
Emirates eXploration image (EXI)
Purpose of Experiment
Understand the processes that are driving the global circulation in the current Martian climate.
Determine the geographic and diurnal distribution of key constituents in the lower atmosphere of Mars on sub-seasonal time-scales
The Emirates Mars Mission "Hope Probe" will reveal many of the red planet's secrets, which could assist in setting up a human outpost on the planet in the future.
Determine the abundance and spatial variability of the key neutral species in the thermosphere on sub-seasonal timescales. The instruments used:
Emirates Mars Ultraviolet Spectrometer (EMUS)
Determine the column abundance and spatial variability of oxygen, and carbon monoxide in the atmosphere.
The first Arab space mission, the UAE’s Hope Probe, is expected to reach Mars’ orbit on Tuesday, making it the first of three spacecraft to arrive at the Red Planet this month.
The Government of Dubai Media Office on Twitter shared a post of babies born on the day of the historic red letter day. The media office wrote, “Astronauts of the future, born on Feb 9, 2021 — the day the UAE made it to Mars.
The Emirates Mars Mission, the first interplanetary exploration undertaken by an Arab nation, on Saturday announced it will enter Mars’ orbit at 7.57pm GST on the Feb.9, 2021.
Qatar's Interior Ministry described the building as a four-story structure in Doha's Bin Durham neighborhood. It said rescuers found seven survivors, while the one person killed had been inside the building at the time of the collapse.
A large number of diplomatic corps, officials of the UAE, prominent business individuals and Pakistani community residing in the UAE participated in the event.
The pardon gives the released prisoners an opportunity to get a fresh start in life and reintegrate into the community, he added.