From satellites launching into orbit to preparing for life on Mars, the sky is no longer the limit for the African space industry. Meet four individuals whose extraordinary work on Earth is propelling this rapidly growing sector, while inspiring future generations of space explorers.
Nasa’s newest Mars rover makes its first test drive, wiggling its wheels and travelling 6.5m on the red planet.The Perseverance ventured from its landing position on Thursday, two weeks after setting down on Mars to seek signs of past life.
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The United Arab Emirates' Hope Probe heads to Mars after six years of hard work and meticulous planning from the team of Emirati scientists and engineers. It's the first interplanetary mission for the Arab world.