Technologies China uses on its Mars probe Tianwen-1's rover

China's Mars probe Tianwen-1's rover has been named "Zhurong" before its planned landing to start exploring the red planet.

The global campaign to name the rover was launched last July, one day after the launch of Tianwen-1. "Zhurong," which won out, represents a fire god in ancient Chinese mythology. 

Tianwen-1 is currently orbiting Mars to prepare for landing in May or June. CGTN has produced an immersive journey, "Tianwen-1 to Mars," that allows readers to witness one of the most ambitious space exploration projects in history. Join us to see how Tianwen-1 will complete orbiting, landing and roving in one mission. 

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