The Zhu Rong rover has rolled down the landing vehicle ramp and is exploring the red planet. Photo: CNS/CNSA The Zhu Rong rover has rolled down the landing vehicle ramp and is exploring the red planet. Photo: CNS/CNSA
The Zhu Rong rover has rolled down the landing vehicle ramp and is exploring the red planet. Photo: CNS/CNSA

China’s Zhu Rong Mars rover off and roaming on red planet

  • A week after touching down, solar-powered device begins 90-day search for signs of life
  • Technically challenging quest is a first for the country

Topic |   China's space programme
The Zhu Rong rover has rolled down the landing vehicle ramp and is exploring the red planet. Photo: CNS/CNSA The Zhu Rong rover has rolled down the landing vehicle ramp and is exploring the red planet. Photo: CNS/CNSA
The Zhu Rong rover has rolled down the landing vehicle ramp and is exploring the red planet. Photo: CNS/CNSA
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