A handout photo made available by the China National Space Administration on June 11 shows China’s Mars rover Zhurong next to the landing platform, taken by a remote camera on Mars. Photo: EPA-EFE/China National Space Administration A handout photo made available by the China National Space Administration on June 11 shows China’s Mars rover Zhurong next to the landing platform, taken by a remote camera on Mars. Photo: EPA-EFE/China National Space Administration
A handout photo made available by the China National Space Administration on June 11 shows China’s Mars rover Zhurong next to the landing platform, taken by a remote camera on Mars. Photo: EPA-EFE/China National Space Administration

Letters | What drives the West to dismiss China’s space victories: jealousy

  • Insinuation that China’s rover landing on Mars was faked and unfair scrutiny of its space debris are but two examples
  • Instead of improving themselves, the go-to strategy of Western critics appears to be to drag the competition down

Topic |   China's space programme
A handout photo made available by the China National Space Administration on June 11 shows China’s Mars rover Zhurong next to the landing platform, taken by a remote camera on Mars. Photo: EPA-EFE/China National Space Administration A handout photo made available by the China National Space Administration on June 11 shows China’s Mars rover Zhurong next to the landing platform, taken by a remote camera on Mars. Photo: EPA-EFE/China National Space Administration
A handout photo made available by the China National Space Administration on June 11 shows China’s Mars rover Zhurong next to the landing platform, taken by a remote camera on Mars. Photo: EPA-EFE/China National Space Administration
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