Mars madness! China, UAE to reach the Red Planet this week ahead of epic NASA rover landing

Mars missions from China and the United Arab Emirates arrive in orbit around the Red Planet this week, followed by the landing of NASA’s Mars rover Perseverance next week.

The UAE’s Hope orbiter is set to arrive at the Red Planet on Tuesday, with China’s Tianwen-1 mission following less than a day later. Here’s what to expect and how to watch or follow live.