China’s aim to explore Mars

Beijing (XNA) Mar 22, 2016

China is preparing to launch a Mars probe in 2020, and it is expected to arrive on the red planet in 2021, aerospace expert Ye Peijian has said. “Although we are not the first Asian nation to send a probe to Mars, we want to start at a higher level,” said Ye, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

The probe will include an orbiter, a lander and a rover. The orbiter will conduct —> Read More