Another Delay For UAE Mars Hope Mission

Mars Hope orbiter.
Credit: MBRSC
With bleak weather forecast, the United Arab Emirates’ Mars Hope mission, which was slated to lift off on July 17 from Japan’s Tenegashima Space Center, faces a second launch delay. No new date has been scheduled for the UAE’s deep-space debut, an SUV-sized orbiter designed to relay Mars atmospheric...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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