UAE Mars Mission could help transform aircraft industry

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The UAE’s Hope Probe to Mars is expected to generate crucial data that will come in handy for the airline industry.

That’s according to the CEO of Al-Ain based Strata Manufacturing, which produces aircraft components.

Ismail Ali Abdullah told Dubai Eye on One that the mission’s findings could help create a new generation of airplanes with more efficient engines.

Abdullah also explained how the mission is a key component of the UAE’s efforts to create a high-tech, knowledge-intensive economy.

The Hope Probe is scheduled to lift-off this Friday at 00:43 UAE time from Japan's Tanegashima Island. Its launch date was changed due to poor weather conditions at the site.

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