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China Mars rover beams back spectacular images from red planet

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CHINA - The China National Space Administration released new images of its Zhurong rover on Mars on Friday.The images show China’s first Mars rover next to a landing platform bearing national flags and tracks left on the planet’s surface after roaming the red planet.

According to the CNSA, Zhurong placed a remote camera about 33 feet from the landing platform to take a group portrait.New images were released Friday of China’s first Mars rover Zhurong. (Credit: CNSA via Storyful) The six-wheeled rover is surveying an area known as Utopia Planitia, searching for signs of water or ice that could lend clues as to whether Mars ever sustained life.The mission has made China the second country in the world to successfully land a rover on the.

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