Mars probe

Mars probe

[′märz ‚prōb]
(aerospace engineering)
A United States uncrewed spacecraft intended to be sent to the vicinity of the planet Mars, such as in the Mariner or Viking programs.
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The UAEs Mars probe "Hope," or "Al Amal" in Arabic will be launched in July 2020.
This was followed by a visit to the Control and Information Centre for the Indian Mars probe project, which was launched in 2013 and began to orbit Mars last year.
The UAE has taken one step closer to its planned mission to Mars with the signing of a partnership agreement between the Emirati Mars probe teams.
The UAE Mars probe represents the Islamic world's entry into space exploration," said Sheikh Khalifa.
NASA's Curiosity Rover welcomed Mangalyaan Mars probe, India's spacecraft, into the Red Planet with a friendly tweet.
The famously eccentric Prof Pillinger - he was once filmed pushing the Mars probe in a shopping trolley - was particularly proud that technology developed for the mission helped diagnose tuberculosis in Africa.
China's Mars probe rode piggyback on a Russian spacecraft that failed to leave Earth's orbit in November 2011.
5 billion rupees ($73 million), less than a sixth of the 455 million dollars earmarked for a Mars probe by NASA which will launched later this month.
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That promotion was both a plum and a pat on the back for Naderi, who took over the Mars program when it was under universal ridicule for a succession of costly failures, including one case where a multi-million-dollar Mars probe crashed because someone had given English measurements to a computer set in metric.
A British scientist said tears of joy were shed at Nasa's mission control centre yesterday after the Phoenix Mars probe landed successfully.