The team took as many as 825 photos to perform calibration of the scientific equipment of the probe to ensure that they are operating efficiently.
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 image was taken from an altitude of 24,700 kilometres (15,300 miles) above the Martian surface on Wednesday, a day after the probe entered Mars' orbit, it said in a statement.
Hope probe has commenced its transition from its capture orbit to its science orbit with the successful completion of a 510 second (8.36 minutes) burn of its thrusters.
The report has affirmed that the probe will send valuable information about Mars and an integrated picture of the red planet’s atmosphere, which will deepen humanity's understanding of the water sources on the planet and the possible ways to live on it.
The UAE became first Arab country and fifth in the world to reach the Mars after the Hope Probe successfully entered the Red Planet’s orbit on Tuesday. Dr Raja Al Gurg, President of the Dubai Business Women’s Council (DBWC) told Gulf Today
The UAE hit another historic milestone after the Hope Probe successfully entered the Red Planet’s orbit on Tuesday evening. It is an outstanding achievement considering that UAE is only the fifth country after the US, Russia, China, the EU and India to
"It is a testament to the vision of the UAE leadership, and a pride for its people, as well as Muslim Ummah," Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, the spokesperson of Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), said.
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.
February could be called a red-letter month, as three missions to the Red Planet saw fruition during this period. The UAE showed the way, with a lot of Hope. It was the Hope Probe that was the trailblazer. Its entry into Mars’ orbit on Tuesday evening made international