The Tianwen 1 is expected to go into orbit around Mars on Wednesday night. Photo: AP The Tianwen 1 is expected to go into orbit around Mars on Wednesday night. Photo: AP
The Tianwen 1 is expected to go into orbit around Mars on Wednesday night. Photo: AP
China science

China’s Tianwen-1 Mars probe goes into red planet orbit

  • Chinese spacecraft closes in on target and makes complex manoeuvre to circle the planet
  • Lander expected to make touchdown around May and deploy a rover

Topic |   China science
The Tianwen 1 is expected to go into orbit around Mars on Wednesday night. Photo: AP The Tianwen 1 is expected to go into orbit around Mars on Wednesday night. Photo: AP
The Tianwen 1 is expected to go into orbit around Mars on Wednesday night. Photo: AP
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