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Chinese spacecraft successfully enters Mars’ orbit – The Market Herald

Following a six-and-a-half month journey, an unmanned Chinese spacecraft has successfully entered orbit around Mars.

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  • Following a six-and-a-half month journey, an unmanned Chinese spacecraft has successfully entered orbit around Mars
  • Tianwen-1 will attempt to land a capsule carrying a 240-kilogram rover in May or June this year
  • The solar-powered rover will explore the planet’s surface for 90 days, studying its soil and seeking signs of ancient life, including any sub-surface water and ice
  • It’s one of three probes anticipated to reach Mars this month, including the Hope spacecraft launched by the United Arab Emirates…

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