Mars missions 2020/21

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Also, on :-
Dubai One HD @7.3 west 12417 H 27500 in English

Dubai International HD @ 13E 12398 H 29700 in Arabic

Dubai One SD 26E 12130 v 27500 in English
 

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The first of 3 or 4 missions that are due to launch in the near future. Good luck to all the missions - historically the success rate has been around 50% for Mars shots.
 

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Not looking good


 

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Thanks for the heads up on this, some great shots :)

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Pre-launch screenshots 668867AF-83BE-4A8B-BFC5-CD739F8FD229.jpegB8206C86-4414-40A3-97D0-A957CC6D4A49.jpegDA10FB11-D5FB-45C6-8EF0-C33032AE7CA1.jpeg
 

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Great liftoff live on Dubai 13E. (Arabic)

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The Mars Launch from earlier today


and - possibly - a better link

 
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What a weird transmission! WHY would they switch the camera angle to horizontal as soon as the rocket lifts off?! :rolleyes:
 

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30 minutes and counting

 

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Count stalled owing to an eathquake. :oops:
 

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Landing tomorrow evening


 

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I'm watching on NASA TV 13E 11373 H 27500

Also available online on many online Platforms inc. You Tube, Facebook, Twitter etc.
 

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Correct, because images take around 11 mins to bounce back to earth
 

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Correct, because images take around 11 mins to bounce back to earth

Yep.

And there is a slight variable descent window anyway, to cater for "circumstances"
 

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