China’s Mars rover will be launched on July 23 from its southern island province of Hainan. Photo: WeiboChina’s Mars rover will be launched on July 23 from its southern island province of Hainan. Photo: Weibo
China’s Mars rover will be launched on July 23 from its southern island province of Hainan. Photo: Weibo

China moves rocket in place to launch rover in first mission to Mars next week

  • It’s one of three upcoming missions, with the US and UAE both sending their own spacecraft to the red planet
  • They will seek signs of ancient microscopic life and scout out Mars for future astronauts

Topic |   Space
China’s Mars rover will be launched on July 23 from its southern island province of Hainan. Photo: WeiboChina’s Mars rover will be launched on July 23 from its southern island province of Hainan. Photo: Weibo
China’s Mars rover will be launched on July 23 from its southern island province of Hainan. Photo: Weibo
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