Tech & Science China succeeds in landing its robot on March in turn
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The whole process was surrounded by a thick secret, until the day planned for the 'landing. But the little Chinese remote robot, Zhurong, has reached the surface of March on the night from Friday to Saturday. A first for the Asian giant. "The Tianwen-1 lander has been successful in the predefined area" on Mars with on board the device, indicated CCTV public television, which broadcast a special edition called Nihao Huoxing ("Hello) March"). The operation took place in a vast plain of the red planet named "Utopia Planitia" , located in the northern hemisphere of March, said the Chinese space agency (CNSA).
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With an animation worthy of Star Wars, the success of this descent was announced on social networks by the official Xinhua news agency.
Ahora La Agencia China Xinhua confirmed El Descento del Rover- Federico kukso (@FEDKUKSO) Al on Plancia Utopia Planitia (Hemisferio Norte de Norte)
"This is an important step in China's interstellar exploration trip, indicated on thenetwork in the text accompanying the publication. And for the rest of the mission? "The Zhurong Rover will perform global imaging of the landing site, self-inspection and a departure of the landing platform, and then perform inspections."
but unlike the Americanlast February, the Chinese machine does not have an "arm" manipulator capable of harvesting pieces of rocks or the Floor of the red planet, precise . No question for Zhurong to bring back from March samples to China, he will satisfy observations. The Asian giant could thus launch a new device if he wishes to continue his scientific research on the subject.
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in orbit around March since February
This uninhabited mission "Tianwen-1" had been launched in July 2020 from the Earth. It is composed of three elements: an orbiter (which revolves around Mars), an airstrier (which landed on the red planet) and on board a remote robot, Zhurong. The set was, map of the best landing site possibilities.
Because to succeed on the red planet is nevertheless far from being a part of pleasure: in recent years, many European, Soviet and American missions have had the failure. In 2011, in duet with Russia, China had tried to send a probe to Mars, in vain. Beijing has since launched alone to conquer space.
Chinese rover takes first drive on Mars .
China is now the second country after the US to operate a rover on the Red Planet.This makes China the second country after the US to operate a rover there.