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China space probe enters Mars orbit

After a seven-month voyage from Earth, China’s unmanned spacecraft Tianwen-1 successfully went into orbit around Mars on February 10, 2021. After a 15-minute deceleration, the probe entered Mars’ gravitational field and began to circle the red planet in a large elliptical orbit, according to state news agency Xinhua.

11 Feb 2021 - 12:14PM