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China space program targets July launch for Mars mission

May 25, 2020 - 3:49 PM

Called 'Tianwen,' the Chinese mission will put a probe into orbit around Mars and land the robotic rover to explore and analyze the surface.

MARS MISSION. This undated handout picture released by the China National Space Administration on November 14, 2019 shows a view of an exploration lander for China's Mars mission before a hovering and obstacle avoidance test at a facility in Huailai inChina's Hebei province. Photo by Wan Ke/China National Space Administration/AFP