Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, announced, on Saturday, that the Emirates began participating today Scientific data obtained through the Hope Probe, which explores the planet Mars, with the rest of the global research centers.
A picture taken by the Hope probe for the spring season in the northern part of Mars.. The UAE today began sharing the scientific data it obtained with the rest of the global research centers, as it discovered larger than expected amounts of oxygen on the planet.. pic.twitter.com/7df3Xx1T2Q
— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) October 9, 2021
And he said on Twitter, that the probe had discovered more than expected amounts of oxygen on the planet.
He pointed to an image taken by the probe of the spring in the northern part of the planet.
The probe reached the orbit of Mars last February, as part of an Emirati project to explore Mars.
And last February, the Emirati “Hope” probe was sent into orbit around Mars, becoming the first Arab country to reach the Red Planet.
In the same month, the probe sent the first image of the planet Mars taken by the first Arab space probe, from an altitude of 25,000 kilometers above the surface of the red planet.
The probe mission will last a full Martian year (687 Earth days), extending until April 2023, to ensure that the three scientific devices carried by the probe on board monitor all the required scientific data that humans have not previously reached about the Martian climate, and the probe mission may extend for a year. Another Martian, if needed, to gather more data and reveal more secrets about the Red Planet.