The New Paper

May 17, 2021

China lands spacecraft on Mars

China landed a spacecraft on Mars for the first time on Saturday. The landing marks the latest effort in China’s recently-increasing focus on space exploration, including the Chang’e 5 lunar mission launched last year.
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