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Launch of the "Hope Probe" between 20 and 22 July

Launch of the "Hope Probe" between 20 and 22 July.

Today, the Emirates Space Agency and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center announced the launching of the "Probe of Hope" during the period from 20 to 22 of this July, in principle, due to the persistence of thunderstorms, cumulus clouds and the instability of weather conditions in Tanegashima Island The probe carries, and explained on the official probe account on "Twitter", that determining the launch date depends on improving the weather conditions in the island, and that the launch time will be confirmed in time.   

The agency and the center announced yesterday, in cooperation and consultation with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, the postponement of the launch of the first Arab mission to explore Mars, "the probe of hope", from the date of July 17.

On the role of the earth station in the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center, Al-Amiri said: "The station is currently witnessing important and tireless work, as the team is trying several scenarios to control the probe after the launch, and tests all existing systems to control the probe, and that the teams be well prepared to face any challenges She added: “There are several orders that the probe must execute before receiving its first contact with the earth station at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center, and this stage is one of the critical points to ensure that the communication device is working properly, and we get the first frequencies from the probe and the first data from it Therefore, the first days after launch are important and require continuous work by team members. " 

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