China’s Mars mission named Tianwen-1, appears on track for July launch

BEIJING, April 24 (Xinhua)

China’s first Mars exploration mission has been named Tianwen-1, announced the China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Friday, China’s Space Day.

China plans to launch the Mars probe in 2020, aiming to complete orbiting, landing and roving in one mission.

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