China’s Tianwen-1 rover will be on a mission to look for water and ice on Mars, exploring the atmosphere and soil. Photo: WeiboChina’s Tianwen-1 rover will be on a mission to look for water and ice on Mars, exploring the atmosphere and soil. Photo: Weibo
China’s Tianwen-1 rover will be on a mission to look for water and ice on Mars, exploring the atmosphere and soil. Photo: Weibo

China is launching a mission to Mars this summer. So is the US

  • Chinese Tianwen-1 will lift off in July or August, reaching the red planet by February where its rover will explore the surface
  • Nasa plans to send Perseverance around the same time – when Earth is closest – and it will collect samples to be brought back
Topic |   China science
China’s Tianwen-1 rover will be on a mission to look for water and ice on Mars, exploring the atmosphere and soil. Photo: WeiboChina’s Tianwen-1 rover will be on a mission to look for water and ice on Mars, exploring the atmosphere and soil. Photo: Weibo
China’s Tianwen-1 rover will be on a mission to look for water and ice on Mars, exploring the atmosphere and soil. Photo: Weibo
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