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Chinas Tianwen-1 Mars mission in photos – Space.com

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A portion of Mars' Utopia Planitia impact basin, as photographed by the HiRISE camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. China's Tianwen-1 Mars rover will touch down in a section of Utopia Planitia in 2021.

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A portion of Mars’ Utopia Planitia influence basin, as photographed by the HiRISE digital camera aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. China’s Tianwen-1 Mars rover will contact down in a bit of Utopia Planitia in 2021.

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A Long March 5 rocket was vertically transported to the launch area at China’s Wenchang Space Launch Center on July 17, 2020. Note the logos of the European (ESA), French (CNES), Argentine (CONAE) and Austrian (FFG) space agencies in addition to that of the China National Space Agency (CNSA).

(Picture credit score: CNSA)

A Lengthy March 5 rocket was vertically transported to the launch space at China’s Wenchang Area Launch Middle on July 17, 2020. Be aware the logos of the European (ESA), French (CNES), Argentine (CONAE) and Austrian (FFG) area companies along with that of the China Nationwide Area Company (CNSA).

Full story: China’s Tianwen-1 Mars mission rolls out to launch pad (photos, video)

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A Chinese Long March 5 rocket launches the China National Space Administration's Tianwen-1 Mars rover, lander and orbiter from Wenchang Satellite Launch Center on Hainan Island on July 23, 2020.

(Picture credit score: CCTV/China Nationwide Area Company)

A Chinese language Lengthy March 5 rocket launches the China Nationwide Area Administration’s Tianwen-1 Mars rover, lander and orbiter from Wenchang Satellite tv for pc Launch Middle on Hainan Island on July 23, 2020.

Full story: China launches ambitious Tianwen-1 Mars rover mission

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A Chinese Long March 5 rocket launches the China National Space Administration's Tianwen-1 Mars rover, lander and orbiter from Wenchang Satellite Launch Center on Hainan Island on July 23, 2020.

(Picture credit score: CCTV/China Nationwide Area Company)

A Chinese language Lengthy March 5 rocket launches the China Nationwide Area Administration’s Tianwen-1 Mars rover, lander and orbiter from Wenchang Satellite tv for pc Launch Middle on Hainan Island on July 23, 2020.

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A Chinese Long March 5 rocket launches the China National Space Administration's Tianwen-1 Mars rover, lander and orbiter from Wenchang Satellite Launch Center on Hainan Island on July 23, 2020.

(Picture credit score: CCTV/China Nationwide Area Company)

A Chinese language Lengthy March 5 rocket launches the China Nationwide Area Administration’s Tianwen-1 Mars rover, lander and orbiter from Wenchang Satellite tv for pc Launch Middle on Hainan Island on July 23, 2020.

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The Tianwen-1 Mars orbiter, rover and lander separate from their Long March 5 rocket after a successful launch on July 23, 2020.

(Picture credit score: CCTV/China Nationwide Area Company)

The Tianwen-1 Mars orbiter, rover and lander separate from their Lengthy March 5 rocket after a profitable launch on July 23, 2020.

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This screenshot from a CCTV broadcast shows a depiction of China's Tianwen-1 Mars orbiter-rover-lander after spacecraft separation and solar array deployment on July 23, 2020.

(Picture credit score: CCTV/China Nationwide Area Company)

This screenshot from a CCTV broadcast reveals an outline of China’s Tianwen-1 Mars orbiter-rover-lander after spacecraft separation and photo voltaic array deployment on July 23, 2020.

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An artist's concept of China's first Mars rover mission, Tianwen-1, at the Red Planet.

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An artist’s idea of China’s first Mars rover mission, Tianwen-1, on its approach to the Purple Planet.

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An artist's concept of China's first Mars rover mission, Tianwen-1, at the Red Planet.

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An artist’s idea of China’s first Mars rover mission, Tianwen-1, arriving in orbit on the Purple Planet.

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An artist's concept of China's first Mars rover mission, Tianwen-1, at the Red Planet.

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An artist’s idea of China’s first Mars rover mission, Tianwen-1, touchdown on the Purple Planet.

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An artist's concept of China's first Mars rover mission, Tianwen-1, at the Red Planet.

(Picture credit score: CCTV/China Nationwide Area Administration)

An artist’s idea of China’s first Mars rover mission, Tianwen-1, touchdown on the Purple Planet.

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An artist's concept of China's first Mars rover mission, Tianwen-1, at the Red Planet.

(Picture credit score: CCTV/China Nationwide Area Administration)

An artist’s idea of China’s first Mars rover mission, Tianwen-1, touchdown on the Purple Planet.

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An artist's concept of China's first Mars rover mission, Tianwen-1, at the Red Planet.

(Picture credit score: CCTV/China Nationwide Area Administration)

An artist’s idea of China’s first Mars rover mission, Tianwen-1, on the Purple Planet.

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An artist's illustration of China's first Mars rover Tianwen-1 on the Red Planet. The mission launches on July 23, 2020.

(Picture credit score: CNSA)

An artist’s illustration of China’s first Mars rover Tianwen-1 on the Purple Planet. 

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An artist's concept of China's first Mars rover mission, Tianwen-1, at the Red Planet.

(Picture credit score: CCTV/China Nationwide Area Administration)

An artist’s idea of China’s Tianwen-1 rover being deployed from the lander on the Purple Planet.

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An artist's concept of China's first Mars rover mission, Tianwen-1, at the Red Planet.

(Picture credit score: CCTV/China Nationwide Area Administration)

An artist’s idea of the Tianwen-1 lander on the Purple Planet.

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Diagram of China's Tianwen-1 Mars orbiter.

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Diagram of China’s Tianwen-1 Mars orbiter.

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Diagram of China's Tianwen-1 Mars rover.

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Diagram of China’s Tianwen-1 Mars rover.

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