Who was watching?!
At 01:58am this morning, The Emirates Mars Mission Hope Probe launched from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Centre. And following this came the announcement from The UAE Space Agency and Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre that the Ground Control station located in Dubai’s Al Khawaneej area had successfully received the first transmission from the Hope Probe at 03:10 am. The lift-off was a success!
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Moments that make history… The Emirates Mars Mission team participates in the first Arabic countdown from Japan… The countdown that ushers a new era for Arab space exploration. #HopeMarsMission #HopeProbe pic.twitter.com/PaKk75e5F9
— Hope Mars Mission (@HopeMarsMission) July 19, 2020
5. Dawn on the day of liftoff. The date had been moved twice due to unsuitable weather conditions. The rocket has a small window with which it can launch. Finally, on July 20, weather permitted and launch preparations were moved into the final stages
4. The final checks: 18 hours before the launch the final checks took place including moving the spacecraft to the launchpad and removing the cover of the camera
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••• الفريق الإماراتي أثناء متابعته من مركز تانيغاشيما للفضاء في اليابان الاستعدادات الأخيرة لإطلاق مسبار الأمل، أول مهمة عربية إلى كوكب آخر. #العرب_إلى_المريخ #مسبار_الأمل The UAE team during the final checks before the launch of the Hope Probe, the first Arab interplanetary mission, at the Tanegashima Space Centre in Japan. #HopeMarsMission
3. 1.57am: The Arabic Countdown. This was the first time ever a rocket launched with an Arabic countdown. A proud moment for the entire region
2. 1.58am: Liftoff! The Hope Probe successfully launch on time
1. 3:10 am: The Ground Control station located in Dubai received the first transmission from the Hope Probe
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••• نجاح الاتصال بمسبار الأمل. تلقّت المحطة الأرضية في مركز محمد بن راشد للفضاء الإشارات الأولى من المسبار.#العرب_إلى_المريخ #مسبار_الأمل #أول_عد_تنازلي_عربي The ground segment at Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, has received and communicated the first signals with the Hope Probe. #HopeMarsMission
The Lovin Daily: HISTORY MADE! The Emirates Mars Hope Probe Launch Was A Complete Success
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