The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will send the Al-Amal probe into space on 20 July. This was reported on Friday, July 17, on the UAE government Twitter page.
The launch was scheduled for Wednesday, July 15, but failed due to adverse weather conditions. The Al-Amal launch vehicle will be launched from the island of Tanegashima in Japan, the channel “360” said.
The government publication says that the UAE Space Agency and the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center have agreed on the date and time of the mission to Mars – July 20 at 01:58 (00:58 Moscow time), reports “Gazeta.ru”. The government promised to inform if the launch of the rocket is again hindered by the weather.
On July 2, it was reported that the construction of the Martian city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is being completed and all works are scheduled to be completed in 2021. The new settlement is called MarsScienceCity and will be located near Dubai. Its area will be over 176 thousand square meters. It will simulate life on Mars as it is currently represented by scientists