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China's space dream scores big win with the first mission to Mars

Tianwen-1 reached Mars' orbit, Chinese state media reported at 8:57 pm. Beijing time on Wednesday

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China space mission | Mars Mission | China Mars probe

Bruce Einhorn | Bloomberg 



Picture of Mars captured by China's Tianwen-1
Picture of Mars captured by China's Tianwen-1. Picture released by China National Space Administration | Photo Twitter

A Chinese spacecraft has made it to Mars for the first time, boosting China’s attempt to be a space power on par with the US.

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First Published: Wed, February 10 2021. 21:44 IST

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