WATCH: The UAE's mission to Mars
On May 8, 2018, The National held the Future Forum in Abu Dhabi. In this video, the UAE Minister of State for Advanced Sciences, Sarah Al Amiri explains the motivation, inspiration and calculations involved in sending an unmanned mission to Mars.
In just over two years, July 14 2020, the mission which is wholly staffed with youth, all under 35 years old, will launch for the Red Planet.
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Updated: May 16, 2018 04:50 PM