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China's Mars probe completes first orbital correction

People's Daily Online

(Xinhua) 09:20, August 02, 2020

BEIJING, Aug. 2 -- China's Mars probe Tianwen-1 successfully carried out its first orbital correction Sunday morning, according to the China National Space Administration.

The probe conducted the orbital correction at 7 a.m. (Beijing Time) after its 3000N engine worked for 20 seconds, and continued to head for Mars. All the systems of the probe were in good condition.

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