China's captivating 'space dream'

China’s Zhurong Mars rover of the Tianwen-1 mission driving down from its landing platform onto the surface of Mars earlier this month.
China’s Zhurong Mars rover of the Tianwen-1 mission driving down from its landing platform onto the surface of Mars earlier this month.PHOTO: CHINA NATIONAL SPACE ADMINISTRATION

BEIJING - When China's Zhurong Mars rover landed on the Red Planet on May 15, its Weibo social media account - the rover's 'voice' - shared the momentous occasion, much to the delight of its Chinese fans.

"I've arrived on Mars! ... After flying around Mars for more than three months, I finally found the best landing spot," said the rover.

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