China’s Mars satellite unveiled

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For the first time , China has unveiled a model of what would be China’s mission to Mars. Yinghuo-2,  is likely to be launched in 2020 and will have an orbiter and a lander.China’s maiden effort to head to the Red Planet in 2011, piggybacking on a Russian mission, did not leave Earth’s atmosphere as it crashed soon after launch. The probe was showcased in Shanghai by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.India launched its maiden mission to Mars called Mangalyaan almost two years ago on November 5, 2013. Mangalyaan is healthy and working well in the Martian orbit.

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