Chinese official says its Mars sample mission will beat NASA back to Earth

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 04:56:37 GMT
Space Daily

Washington DC (UPI) Jun 22, 2022 A senior Chinese space official said on Monday the country is on...

Washington DC (UPI) Jun 22, 2022 A senior Chinese space official said on Monday the country is on track to bring back rocks from the surface of Mars two years ahead of the planned joint effort by NASA and the European Space Agency to do the same thing. Sun Zezhou, the chief designer of China's first Mars mission, Tianwen 1, said in a talk celebrating the 120th anniversary of Nanjing University, that China is ready to send