Hope Probe: first global picture of Mars’ atmosphere
Science and symbolism are important components of the first Arab mission to the Red Planet. The probe’s unique orbit will enable the first measurements of how the Martian atmosphere varies by season and by day. The mission also represents “a greater hope for the region: an inspiration to the youth to engage in the fields of science and technology,” says Hessa Rashid Al Matroushi, the science data and analysis lead. And because the data will be openly shared, this mission lets us all embark on an exciting journey to explore the secrets of our neighbouring planet together, she says. Learn more!