Tianwen-1 Launches for Mars, Marking Dawn of Chinese Interplanetary Exploration

Tianwen-1 launches for Mars, marking dawn of Chinese interplanetary exploration
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China’s Tianwen-1 Mars mission launched successfully Thursday, initiating a phase of deep space and interplanetary exploration. A Long March 5 rocket launched the Tianwen-1 orbiter and rover from Wenchang Satellite Launch Center at 12:41 a.m. Eastern. Successful Trans-Mars injection was confirmed around 40 minutes later by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. The flight path took the Long March 5 over the Philippines and close to the capital Manila. Spent stages were planned to drop into the surrounding […] Liftoff of the Tianwen-1 spacecraft atop a Long March 5 from Wenchang, July 23, 2020. Credit: CASC Hyvinkää, FINLAND

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