Tianwen 1 Mission to Mars
On July 23, this Long March 5 heavy-lift rocket rose into a
blue morning sky from China's
Hainan Island Wenchang Satellite Launch Center.
an orbiter, lander, and rover to ask
Heavenly Questions on the ambitious
Tianwen-1 mission to Mars.
In fact Tianwen-1 was the second of three missions scheduled
for a July departure to the Red Planet.
The United Arab Emirates launched its
(Hope) Mars probe
on July 19.
NASA's launch of its
Mars Perseverance Rover
from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA is scheduled
That is the last planned
launch for 2020 though.
expedition to Mars
is coming to a close in 2020 and will reopen in 2022.
Comet NEOWISE images from planet Earth: July
Authors & editors:
NASA Web Site Statements, Warnings,
NASA Official: Jay Norris.
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& Michigan Tech. U.
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