China’s 2020 Mars ambitions one step closer after successful test of lander

Revolutionary Entrepreneur reports:

China’s Mars lander has completed its first public test, keeping the country on track for an unmanned exploration mission to the red planet in 2020.

The trial took place from 230 feet on Thursday in the mountainous landscape of Hebei province, north of Beijing. The lander hovered at first before slowly descending safely to the ground below.

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