China’s Tianwen-1 lowers its orbit around Mars to prepare for rover landing


From China Tianwen-1 The spacecraft has trimmed its orbit around Mars to allow it to analyze the chosen landing region on the Red Planet.

Following the burn, which occurred on Tuesday (February 23), Tianwen-1 is now in position to begin imaging and collecting data at the primary and backup landing sites for the mission rover, which will attempt to land on May or June.

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