Beijing, July 16 (Xinhua) - Mars probe China has been sent to Space Launch Center Wenchang on the island province of Hainan, and the preparations for upcoming launch are underway, sources said its promoter, the Chinese Academy of Space Technology p>
. Every 26 months, Mars reaches the closest point to Earth in its orbit, and the window nearest launch to Mars this year, at the launch of a spacecraft using less fuel p>
. the country announced in April that its first mission to explore Mars was named Tianwen- 1. As expected, which plans to send a probe to orbit the earth, and deploy a vehicle on the red planet.
The probe will be launched by a Long March-5 carrier rocket. End p>
A photo taken on June 14, 2020 shows fishing boats docked at a port on the island of hailstorm in Yangjiang, Guangdong Province. [Photo / Xinhua] BEI
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