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Hope Probe's Mars mountain video wows Sheikh Hamdan

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on March 9, 2021
Photo: Hope Mars Mission/Twitter

Video shows solar system's highest peak that's 3 times the height of Mount Everest.


The UAE's Hope Probe has captured the highest peak in the solar system in all its mighty glory.

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Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, shared a stunning video of the Olympus Mons on Tuesday.

"Olympus Mons… Highest peak in our solar system.. Almost three times the height of Mount Everest. Taken by Hope Probe at 13,000 km above Mars surface," he tweeted.

The Hope Mars Mission team revealed how the image was captured:

Meanwhile, the first photo of Mars taken by the UAE's Hope Probe has topped the February list of best scientific images published by renowned science journal Nature.

The country made history exactly one month ago, when its spacecraft successfully entered Martian orbit on February 9.





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