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China's spacecraft lands on Mars successfully: Here's what it will study

Updated : May 18, 2021 00:22:53 IST

The mass of Zhurong is about 240 kilograms, a bit heftier than the Spirit and Opportunity rovers that NASA landed on Mars in 2004.
The Zhurong rover landed on a site known as Utopia Planitia and the orbiter got separated from the landing module three hours after the landing.
China’s first mission to land its spacecraft in Mars, Yinghuo-1, failed nearly 10 years ago
China's spacecraft lands on Mars successfully: Here's what it will study
Published : May 18, 2021 12:17 AM IST

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