You will not believe which country is sending a satellite to Mars!

Of all countries, UAE ( United Arab Emirates) is going to Mars on 14th of July 2020.

The Hope Mars Mission or Hope is a planned mission to Mars. It was built by the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, an Emirati space organization, as well as the University of Colorado Boulder,Arizona State University, and the University of California. The probe will study daily and seasonal weather cycles, weather events in the lower atmosphere such as dust storms, and how the weather varies in different regions of Mars. It is scheduled to reach Mars in February 2021, which coincides with the 50th anniversary of the United Arab Emirates' formation. The United Arab Emirates Space Agency and ISRO set up a joint working group regarding this mission in 2019. Data from the Hope probe will also help to model the Earth's atmosphere and study its evolution over millions of years. All data gained from the mission will be made available to 200 universities and research institutes across the globe for the purpose of knowledge sharing.

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