Arab Emirates Plan a Mars Mission

July 16, 2014 2:43 PM

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Arab Emirates Plan a Mars Mission

The United Arab Emirates have announced that they plan to send an unmanned craft to Mars by 2021, marking the birth of a new space program.

When some countries enter the space race, they start small, launching satellites and piggybacking off NASA or Russia to the International Space Station (ISS). Canada, whose space program is relatively new, has even turned its focuses towards commercial endeavors, with the Canadian Space Agency not l...

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