UAE probe close to orbit of Mars

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “UAE probe close to orbit of Mars” – below is their description.

    A probe called ‘Hope’, sent by the United Arab Emirates, is approaching the orbit of Mars.

    It’s part of a mission to monitor the planet’s weather systems and its safe arrival will make the UAE the fifth country to send a probe to Mars.

    Ian King Live speaks to the leader of the project, Her Excellency Sarah al-Amri about the mission.

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    The United Arab Emirates, sometimes simply called the Emirates, is a sovereign state in Western Asia located at the eastern end of the Arabian Peninsula. It borders Oman and Saudi Arabia, and has maritime borders in the Persian Gulf with Qatar and Iran.

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