With Tears Of Joy, UAE Successfully Launches Its First Space Craft ‘Hope’ To Mars

Today, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) successfully launches its first space mission from the southern tip of Japan for the planet Mars. The spacecraft called ‘Hope’ took off from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Center at 6:58AM (their local time).

A live feed of the launch was shown to the people. Almost exactly one hour later, the feed showed people applauding in the Japanese control room as the probe successfully detached.

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