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China's first Mars exploration mission named Tianwen-1

Written by  Saturday, 25 April 2020 09:48
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Beijing (XNA) Apr 26, 2020
China's first Mars exploration mission has been named Tianwen-1, announced the China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Friday, China's Space Day. The name comes from the long poem "Tianwen," meaning Questions to Heaven, written by Qu Yuan (about 340-278 BC), one of the greatest poets of ancient China. In "Tianwen," Qu Yuan raised a series of questions in verse involving the sky

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