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The Hope probe will take off for Mars at 1.58am UAE time on Monday.



By Staff Report

Published: Sun 19 Jul 2020, 7:00 PM

Last updated: Mon 20 Jul 2020, 6:41 AM

UAE residents are getting text messages from the Hope probe team, inviting them to watch the mission launch live. The Hope probe will take off for Mars at 1.58am UAE time on Monday. That's mere hours away and you can be part of the proud moment when the rocket bearing the UAE flag and hopes and aspirations of all Arab peoples blasts off to the Red Planet.

"Don't miss the historic launch moment of the UAE's Hope Probe to Mars live on Monday, July 20, at 01:58:14 UAE timing. http://www.emm.ae/live #FirstArabicCountdown," the SMS read.
#FirstArabicCountdown refers to the fact that for first time in history, a space mission will be launched with a countdown in Arabic.
Khaleej Times will be covering the historic mission live. You can catch real-time updates and reports on https://bit.ly/KT-Mars and social media channels (@khaleejtimes).
H-IIA F42, the rocket that will take the UAE's Hope probe to space, has been fuelled up and is all set for launch at Japan's Tanegashima Space Centre.


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