Jul 23, 2020, 03: 43PM ISTOffer: TOI.in
China launched its most ambitious Mars mission yet on Thursday in a courageous strive to affix the US in successfully touchdown a spacecraft on the pink planet. Tianwen-1 was once launched on a Lengthy March-5 provider rocket from Hainan Island, a resort province off the south flit of the mainland, convey media said. Livestreams showed a worthwhile liftoff, with rockets blazing orange and the spacecraft heading upward all by contrivance of positive blue skies. A entire bunch of home lovers cried out excitedly on a beach all by contrivance of the bay from the initiating discipline. It marked the 2d flight to Mars this week, after a United Arab Emirates orbiter blasted off on a rocket from Japan on Monday. And the U.S. is aiming to begin Perseverance, its most refined Mars rover ever, from Cape Canaveral, Florida, subsequent week.