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Teen astronaut aims to become first human to walk on Mars

WASHINGTON: Nineteen-year-old Alyssa Carson is an American space enthusiast who is hoping to become the first person to walk on Mars. Born in Louisiana in March 2001, Carson took a keen interest in space from the age of three after

FM Qureshi congratulates UAE on Mars mission

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has congratulated the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the successful launch of the first Arab interplanetary mission. During a telephonic conversation with his UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the foreign minister

UAE launches historic Mars mission

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates celebrated in the early hours of Monday morning the launch of its “Hope” probe to Mars, the first interplanetary mission by an Arab nation. The long-anticipated blast-off of the unmanned spacecraft at 6:58 am local

UAE set to make history with launch of Mars probe

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to make history on Wednesday with the scheduled launch of the ‘Hope’ mission, which will make it the first Arab nation to send a probe to Mars. A rocket carrying the unmanned spacecraft

UAE to launch first Mars mission with weeks

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will become the first Arab country to send a mission to Mars with the next forty days that will reach the red planet within seven months. “This mission is not just about the UAE

NASA’s VIPER to hunt water on Moon by 2022

WASHINGTON: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has planned to send a golf cart-sized robot named VIPER to the moon in 2022 to search for deposits of water below the surface. It is an effort by NASA to assess