"Our goal is clear: to accelerate the development of innovation."
Since arriving on Mars eight months ago, the UAE Mars Exploration Mission has quietly begun providing some interesting scientific information about Mars' atmosphere and climate patterns.
The project was funded by the United Arab Emirates, and the spacecraft was built in collaboration with several US-based universities, including the University of Colorado Boulder. The aim was to train Emirati youth to continue their studies in mathematics and science, and to train some of them through the resulting collaboration. The spacecraft was launched on a Japanese rocket in July 2020. Zoom / UAE The distribution of atomic oxygen in the upper atmosphere of the planet, UAE mission to Mars
One of the mission's goals was to share data that was obtained On them freely, therefore, the expedition recently opened a scientific data portal. Anyone can sign up to access the raw images and data the probe has collected in the past, and new data sets are published every three months without penalties. The mission, the first Arab probe to Mars, is scheduled to orbit the Red Planet for at least two years. For example, scientists expected to observe a relatively uniform distribution of oxygen throughout the Martian atmosphere. Although the planet's thin atmosphere consists mostly of carbon dioxide, molecular oxygen is a rare gas. Concentrations vary by more than 50% based on the Hope probe's observations of upper atmosphere oxygen. Similar changes are observed in carbon monoxide.
Scientists are now trying to understand these changes, which don't quite fit in with current models of Mars' atmosphere. The probe also acts as if it were the first weather satellite in orbit around the Red Planet, keeping a close eye on the temperature on the surface of Mars. Although there are many considerations for locating the first human landing on Mars — the absence of rocky outcrops and the risks will be more important — understanding local weather conditions will also be a valuable tool for mission planners. After the success of its mission to Mars, the UAE Space Agency recently announced that it is planning a more ambitious probe to fly to Venus in late 2020 and then to the asteroid belt between Mars and client travel. There, the probe will spot up to seven asteroids before landing on one in 2033. This probe mapped the temperature of the atmosphere and how it tracks it. UAE to Mars For this mission, the country is once again working with US-based universities to help develop the spacecraft and promote collaboration with trainers from the Middle East. “
“Our goal is clear: to accelerate the development of innovative, knowledge-based companies in the UAE,” said Sarah bint Yousef Al Amiri, Minister of Science for Advanced Sciences and President of the UAE Space Agency, in a statement. Do it steadily; it requires a leap of imagination, faith, and the pursuit of goals beyond tact or method.”
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