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China is about to attempt a highly ambitious landing on Mars – Ars Technica

There is a lot of intrigue surrounding the mission. Will the lander survive?

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Enlarge/ Photo taken on Dec. 4, 2020, shows the model of China’s first Mars probe Tianwen-1 lander and Zhurong rover at the Zhejiang International Intelligent Transportation Industry Expo 2020.
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As early as Friday evening in the United States, China will attempt to set its Tianwen-1 lander down on the surface of Mars. After weeks of speculation, the China National Space Administration confirmed that the country will seek to land the mission, including its “Zhurong”…

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