Hope Probe's Mars mountain video wows Sheikh Hamdan

Dubai - Video shows solar system's highest peak that's 3 times the height of Mount Everest.



Photo: Hope Mars Mission/Twitter
Photo: Hope Mars Mission/Twitter

By Web Report

Published: Tue 9 Mar 2021, 4:15 PM

Last updated: Tue 9 Mar 2021, 11:53 PM

The UAE's Hope Probe has captured the highest peak in the solar system in all its mighty glory.

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Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, shared a stunning video of the Olympus Mons on Tuesday.

"Olympus Mons… Highest peak in our solar system.. Almost three times the height of Mount Everest. Taken by Hope Probe at 13,000 km above Mars surface," he tweeted.

The Hope Mars Mission team revealed how the image was captured:

Meanwhile, the first photo of Mars taken by the UAE's Hope Probe has topped the February list of best scientific images published by renowned science journal Nature.

The country made history exactly one month ago, when its spacecraft successfully entered Martian orbit on February 9.


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