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China's Tianwen-1 spacecraft completes historic Mars landing

28 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Solar-powered rover, named Zhurong, will now survey the landing site before departing platform to conduct inspections.
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China Lands Spacecraft on Mars for First Time, Plans Hook-up with US Vehicle

28 days ago   |   By Newsweek

The rover will investigate an icy area on Mars known as Utopia Planitia. It will later meet a U.S. rover that has been on the planet since February.
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Chinese lander touches down on Mars in ‘pre-set zone' in Beijing's first mission to Red Planet

Chinese lander touches down on Mars in ‘pre-set zone' in Beijing's first mission to Red Planet

28 days ago   |   By RT

China's Zhurong rover has stuck a successful landing on the surface of Mars, according to state media, in the culmination of the country's first independent mission to the Red Planet after the ship departed from Earth last summer.
The unmanned lander reached its destination on Mars' Utopia plain on Saturday, Xinhua News reported, noting that the craft would carry out imaging of its surroundings and a self-inspection before moving off of its landing platform.
China's first Mars mission Tianwen-1 just landed at Utopia Planitia successfully at 7:40, May 15 2021 Beijing time...
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China Lands Tianwen-1 Rover on Mars in a Major First for the Country

28 days ago   |   By Scientific American

Second only to the U.S. in a fully successful Mars landing, China is now set to explore the Utopia Planitia region of the Red Planet's surface
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Sri Lanka seeks initial $40M from cargo ship's operator

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