2020 is the Year of Mars. The United Arab Emirates and China have successfully launched missions to Mars, and the United States is also planning to launch their missions to Mars.
You may wonder why many countries launch missions to Mars!
Dr. Ashraf Tadros, former head of the astronomy department at the National Institute of Astronomical and Geophysical Research, said, “We must know that the rocky planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars only. After the moon that states are racing to discover and reach, which is the second rocky planet after the Earth on which it can stand and live (under certain conditions) "
He added through his Facebook page, “As for Venus, it is the hottest planet ever, and they call it the hell of the solar system due to the intensity of global warming in it, and Mercury is very close to the sun and its speed in its orbit makes its day longer than its year! Or the formation of the first cell of a human society there, but traveling to Mars needs approximately seven months and the journey to it is a journey that goes only without return, in which a person travels a distance of 493 million km.
He continued: "Therefore, all necessary measures and measures reached by the science must be taken to ensure safety or at least to ensure life for the longest possible period. Hence, the race of countries to explore the depths of Mars such as the United States, Russia, the European Space Agency, India, and China (very soon). May there be hope for humankind to survive or complete life there if that is not possible on the ground! "