A prototype of China’s Mars rover photographed in 2014. Photo: SCMP Pictures

China’s first mission to Mars will be hugely ambitious and be a chance to ‘outshine India’, says Beijing’s chief space scientist

The People’s Daily quotes chief Beijing scientist, saying Indians won race to put satellite in orbit around Red Planet, but putting rover on Mars will outdo their efforts

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A prototype of China’s Mars rover photographed in 2014. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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