Emirati 'Hope' probe approaches Mars

(FILES) This file photo taken on July 20, 2020, shows a screen broadcasting the launch of the "Hope" Mars probe at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre in Dubai. The first Arab interplanetary mission is expected to reach Mars' orbit on February 9, 2021, in what is considered the most critical part of the journey to unravel the secrets of weather on the Red Planet. The unmanned probe -- named "Al-Amal" -- Arabic for "Hope" -- blasted off from Japan last year, marking the next step in the United A





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