Monday, May 27, 2024

Topic: Mars

Sarah Al Amiri; young minister behind UAE mission to Mars

34-year-old Sarah-al-Amiri is a government minister and one of the drivers of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ambitious project behind the "Amal" probe.

NASA’s InSight lands on Mars after six-month journey

"Landing on Mars is one of the hardest single jobs that people have to do in planetary exploration," InSight's lead scientist, Bruce Banerdt, said before Monday's success. "It's such a difficult thing, it's such a dangerous thing that there's always a fairly uncomfortably large chance that something could go wrong."