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China’s Mars probe travels around 100 mln km

A Mars probe is launched on a Long March-5 rocket from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China's Hainan Province, July 23, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhao Yingquan)

  A Mars probe is launched on a Long March-5 rocket from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China's Hainan Province, July 23, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhao Yingquan)

BEIJING, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) — China’s Mars probe Tianwen-1 has travelled around 100 million km as of 10:08 a.m. Friday, according to the China National Space Administration.

The Mars probe is in a stable condition and its multiple payloads have finished self-check. It has travelled in orbit for 36 days and is 10.75 million km away from Earth.

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