Video: UAE landmarks glow red as Hope Probe nears Mars

Dubai - Stunning video shows country's landmarks lighting up in red.



(Collage made from sceengrabs taken from video)
(Collage made from sceengrabs taken from video)

By Web Report

Published: Sat 6 Feb 2021, 3:37 PM

Last updated: Sat 6 Feb 2021, 4:18 PM

The UAE has is glowing in red as its Hope Probe nears Mars, the red planet. A stunning video shared on Saturday shows the country's landmarks lighting up in red.

Bathed in red as seen in the video are: Dubai's Museum of the Future, Dubai Frame, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Water Canal; Sharjah's Scroll monument; ADNOC building in Abu Dhabi; ancient forts in Ras Al Khaimah; and Ajman Museum, among others.

As at 3pm on February 6, the Hope Probe has covered a distance of 475 million kilometres, with another 4.8 million kilometres to go over the next three days.

It will reach its destination - the Martian orbit - on February 9.

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