UAE launches Mars mission to understand red planet's climate change

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A Mars-orbiting spacecraft was launched by the United Arab Emirates overnight, using a rocket from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. The Al Amal probe, meaning β€˜hope’, was launched from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Center after being delayed due to bad weather since last Wednesday. READ: Space is the place... for capitalism...

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