A mid-flight “selfie” taken by Tianwen-1. Photo: Xinhua A mid-flight “selfie” taken by Tianwen-1. Photo: Xinhua
A mid-flight “selfie” taken by Tianwen-1. Photo: Xinhua
Space

China’s first Mars mission Tianwen-1 passes important milestone on journey

  • The spacecraft is now 100 million km from earth and is due to reach the Red Planet in February
  • The Chinese mission, which aims to put a rover on the surface of the planet, is one of three heading for Mars at the same time

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A mid-flight “selfie” taken by Tianwen-1. Photo: Xinhua A mid-flight “selfie” taken by Tianwen-1. Photo: Xinhua
A mid-flight “selfie” taken by Tianwen-1. Photo: Xinhua
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