Photos show China's rover on the surface of Mars, ramping up its competition with NASA to explore the planet

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement China unveiled a new set of pictures beamed back from Mars by the country's Zhurong rover.
The images, released Friday, are the second set from the rover to be published by the China Manned Space Agency. The new set is significantly more detailed than the first.
The images include a 360-degree view of the landscape around the rover's landing site on Mars' Utopia Planitia, a large plain on the planet's Northern hemisphere.
The image, seen below was made by stitching together pictures taken by the camera mounted on the mast of the rover.
Another image shows that the...
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