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UAE Mars mission: Hope probe crosses 100-million kilometre mark

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Filed on August 24, 2020
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The probe has travelled more than 100 million kilometres so far on its 493 kilometre-long journey.

UAE's historic Mars Mission Hope probe has now travelled 100 million kilometres, according to images captured by the probe's Star Tracker.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, posted pictures of planets captured and transmitted by the country's Hope probe as it made its way through space towards Mars.

The images show the probe passing Jupiter and Saturn and Mars in sight - having travelled more than 100 million kilometres so far on its 493 million kilometre-long journey.


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