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China announced on Wednesday that it has successfully entered orbit around the Red Planet One day after the successful completion of the UAE mission, this

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China announced on Wednesday that it has successfully entered orbit around the Red Planet
One day after the successful completion of the UAE mission, this is the first time the country has been able to send a ship to Mars.
Tianwen-1, or “Questions in Heaven,” includes an orbiting ship and surface vehicle.
Mission engineers are in no hurry to land a wheeled robot on the surface of our neighboring planet, which is expected to occur in May or June.
The successful entry into orbit around Mars underscores…

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