China Launches Unmanned Mars Mission

China Launches Unmanned Mars Mission

Earlier today, China launched a rocket towards the red planet. The launch was successful and the orbiter will reach its destination in about 7 months. If this sounds like deja vu, its because the UAE recently launched a similar mission to Mars. Additionally, the US plans to launch a Mars mission later this month. It seems Mars is the new Moon.

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