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China's Tianwen-1 is currently parked in temporary orbit, waiting to land on Mars
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China's Tianwen-1 is currently parked in temporary orbit, waiting to land on Mars

A successful bid to land Tianwen-1 would make China only the second country after the US to place a spacecraft on Mars.

Stunning image of Moon's far side and Earth captured by Chinese satellite
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Stunning image of Moon's far side and Earth captured by Chinese satellite

The photographer, the Chinese Longjiang-2 satellite, made its way into lunar orbit in June 2018.

China's Chang'e-4 probe relays first images after historic touchdown on moon's far side
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China's Chang'e-4 probe relays first images after historic touchdown on moon's far side

Chang'e-4's lander and rover make a successful touch down at 10.26 am PT earlier today.

China launches experimental moon orbiter as test run for 2017 mission
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China launches experimental moon orbiter as test run for 2017 mission

China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.