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UAE publishes first photo from Mars probe

The Hindu | 14/02/2021 07:30 PM | Click to read full article

The picture "captured the largest volcano in the solar system, Olympus Mons, emerging into the early morning sunlight"

Hope became the first of three spacecraft to arrive at the Red Planet this month after China and the U.S. also launched missions in July, taking advantage of a period when the Earth and Mars are nearest."Hope" will orbit the Red Planet for at least one Martian year, or 687 days, using three scientific instruments to monitor the Martian atmosphere.