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BEIJING, July 26 (Xinhua) — China’s Mars spacecraft has embarked on a long journey with great risks and challenges to the Earth’s neighbor.
China’s first Mars exploration mission, Tianwen-1 (meaning Questions to Heaven) aims to orbit, land on and rove Mars in one mission, an unprecedented achievement.
Mars will be a focus of China’s deep space exploration, and the Mars mission has a higher starting point because China laid good foundations and accumulated experience in its lunar exploration p…

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