China’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
Space

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

China’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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