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China's Zhurong rover travels 1,000 metres on Mars surface, completes planned exploration

24/08/2021 03:15 PM | Click to read full article

According to China's Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), the Zhurong rover travelled over 1,000 metres on the surface of Mars creating a new record.

The rover marked the hundredth day of its landing on Mars recently after landing on the red planet on May 15. China had earlier declared the rover's mission was a "compelte success" and that it had completed all its tasks.