UAE Sends Rocket to Mars – level 1

27-07-2020 07:00

The United Arab Emirates sends a rocket to the planet Mars. Only a few countries send rockets to Mars. The United Arab Emirates is the first country from the Arab world that does it.

The ship’s name is ´Hope´. No crew is on board the ship. The ship will study the weather on Mars. Other ships do this before.

However, this mission is different. It is longer than other missions. It will take a full Martian year. One Martian year lasts 687 Earth days.

Mars is 38 million miles away from Earth. The ship will get to Mars in February next year.

Difficult words: crew (people who work together on a plane or ship), mission (long journey with a special task), Martian (connected to the planet Mars).

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