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China's Mars rover, Zhurong

GLOBALink | Exploring Mars with China’s Zhurong rover

China’s Mars rover, Zhurong, has left its first “footprints” on the red planet, making China the second country to land and operate a rover on Mars. Xinhua’s Dale Fox “hops” onto the red planet and gets up close with Zhurong to explain China’s first Mars mission. Produced by Xinhua Global Service

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China's Mars probe sends back first videos and photos after landing

China’s Mars probe sends back first videos and photos after landing

China has released photos and videos captured by China’s Mars probe Tianwen-1 during and after the country’s first landing on the red planet. The lander carrying a rover of the Tianwen-1 mission touched down in the southern part of Utopia Planitia, a vast plain on the northern hemisphere of Mars, on May 15, becoming the …

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Landing of Chinese Mars rover a great achievement, say experts

Landing of Chinese Mars rover a great achievement, say experts

Experts from all over the world said that the landing of the Chinese Mars rover is a great achievement. “Landing on Mars is … very, very complex & difficult” — “An incredible achievement” — “Pave the way for much more capable missions in the future” Let’s listen to what experts from all over the world …

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Undated combo photo shows a "Skywalker gibbon" (L), a red-webbed tree frog (R, top) and a kind of wild tree lizard (R, bottom) in a biodiversity hotspot in Gaoligong Mountain National Nature Reserve, southwest China's Yunnan Province

GLOBALink | Exploring China’s biodiversity hotspot

Exploring China’s biodiversity hotspot: If you’re told that a “Skywalker” has been spotted in the forests of southwest China, there’s no need to feel confused. It’s not the Jedi of the “Star Wars” series, but refers to a gibbon species named by Chinese scientists. The species, with white eyebrows, was found in the Gaoligong Mountains …

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