China releases first images taken by Martian rover Zhurong -state media

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BEIJING, May 19 (Reuters) - China released the first images taken by its Martian rover, Zhurong, on the red planet, state television reported on Wednesday.

China's uncrewed spacecraft Tianwen-1 landed on the surface of Mars on Saturday. The rover Zhurong will study the planet's surface soil and atmosphere, and look for signs of ancient life. read more

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Reporting by Lusha Zhang and Ryan Woo; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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