China lands its Zhurong rover on Mars
China has successfully landed a spacecraft on Mars. 6-wheeled Zhurong robot was targeting Utopia Planitia, a vast terrain in the planet's northern hemisphere.
The vehicle used a combination of a protective capsule, a parachute & a rocket platform to make the descent. Zhurong, which means God of Fire, was carried to Mars on the Tianwen-1 orbiter.
Did you Know
Only the Americans (NASA) had really mastered landing on Mars until now.