China's Tianwen-1 Mars mission team has won this year's International Astronautical Federation (IAF) World Space Award, an award recognizing a person or a team for exceptional contributions to space exploration.
On July 26, a calibration test of the high-thrust hydrogen-oxygen engine for China's Long March-5 Y6 carrier rocket was successfully completed. After analyzing test data, the engine will be delivered to the rocket assembly for subsequent launch missions.
Chinese rover Zhurong successfully landed on Mars on Saturday, making China the second country to succeed in the task.
China's Mars probe Tianwen-1 carried out a key deep-space maneuver about 30 million kilometers away from Earth on Friday night, according to the China National Space Administration.
China launched its first solo mission to Mars called Tianwen-1 on Thursday, one day after it unveiled full-size models of its lander and rover.
China’s first Mars exploration mission Tianwen-1 revealed full-size models of its lander and rover on Wednesday.