Japan successfully launched the Emirates spacecraft for the Mars Mission

Japan successfully launched the Emirates spacecraft for the Mars Mission

Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) successfully launched the spacecraft of the Emirates for Mars from Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. The mission’s name is الأمل (Al-Amal) meaning HOPE.The spacecraft was developed by the UAE Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre and launched with the H-IIA vehicle, which is Japan’s flagship and one of the most reliable launch vehicles in the world. This was the 45th consecutive successful launch, which makes the success rate 98%.This spacecraft equips with the instruments that will help analyze the atmosphere by measuring the surface, dust storms and ice clouds, without landing on Mars.HOPE is the first interplanetary mission by an Arab country, in collaboration with Japan.