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Status

Emirates Mars Mission (Hope)

Launch Time
Tue Jul 14, 2020 20:51 UTC
First Emirati mars mission. First Martian mission sent by Japan.

Rocket

H-IIA 202
JAXA
Status: Active
Price: $90.0 million
Payload to LEO: 10,000 kg
Payload to GTO: 4,100 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 2
Rocket Height: 53.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 4.07 m
Fairing Height: 12.0 m

Mission Details

Emirates Mars Mission (Hope)

The Hope Mars Mission (Arabic: مسبار الأمل‎) also called Emirates Mars Mission, is a planned space exploration probe mission to Mars funded by the United Arab Emirates and built by the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, the University of Colorado and Arizona State University. The probe will study the climate daily and through seasonal cycles, the weather events in the lower atmosphere such as dust storms, as well as the weather on Mars different geographic areas. The probe will attempt to answer the scientific community questions of why Mars atmosphere is losing hydrogen and oxygen into space and the reason behind Mars drastic climate changes.
Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 1,500 kg
Mars Orbit

Location

LA-Y1, Tanegashima Space Center, Japan

Stats

2020

45th orbital launch attempt

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

7th mission

H-IIA

42nd mission