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Tianwen-1 mission gives China an edge on Mars

China officially concluded its Tianwen-1 Mars mission on Wednesday, marking a great leap forward for its space program and burgeoning rivalry with the United States for an edge in outer space. China’s unmanned Tianwen-1 completed 1,344 orbits in taking medium and high-resolution imagery of the planet’s entire surface, providing 1,040 gigabytes of original scientific data […]