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New Martian space probe is a joint achievement for the UAE and Colorado

 

February 24, 2021

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The Emirates Mars Mission (EMM) was completed with the help of scientists from CU Boulder, including Niwot residents Heather Reed and Pete Withnell.

After seven months of travel through 120 million miles of space, a small piece of Niwot is finally circling the Red Planet.

Launched on July 19, 2020, the Emirates Mars Mission (EMM) reached Martian orbit on February 9. The unmanned mission is led by Emirati researchers and assembled by scientists at various research universities, including the University of Colorado Boulder.

The orbiter, offic...



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