The Tianwen-1 orbiter seen orbiting above Mars. Photo: Xinhua
The Tianwen-1 orbiter seen orbiting above Mars. Photo: Xinhua

China’s Tianwen-1 sends back pictures showing probe orbiting round Mars

  • Images show the ice caps on the north pole of the red planet as one of the country’s most ambitious space missions continues
  • Last year China became only the second country to successfully land a rover on the surface of the planet

Topic |   China's space programme
The Tianwen-1 orbiter seen orbiting above Mars. Photo: Xinhua
The Tianwen-1 orbiter seen orbiting above Mars. Photo: Xinhua
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