UAE Mars mission from Japan delayed again by weather

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TOKYO (AP) — The launch of a United Arab Emirates Mars orbiter, already delayed two days, has been postponed further due to bad weather at the Japanese launch site.

The orbiter named Amal, or Hope, is the Arab world’s first interplanetary mission. The launch, initially scheduled for Wednesday from the Tanegashima Space...
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Published on July 13, 2020 -  02:04
The woman leading UAE's mission to Mars
The UAE's Hope probe will study the planet's weather and climate, in order to learn about its past.

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