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China’s “Zhurong” rover, part of its ambitious space programme to send a probe to Mars, is set to attempt the challenging landing in the next five days, with…

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China’s “Zhurong” rover, part of its ambitious space programme to send a probe to Mars, is set to attempt the challenging landing in the next five days, with a remit to harvest data on the Red Planet.
It’s a relatively busy time for Martian exploration, with China, the US and hitherto space minnows the UAE sending probes to the treacherous planet, where failure to land safely is more frequent than success.
China’s Tianwen-1 probe successfully launched last July and entered Mars’ orbit in February…

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