Youth destination IAS

Tianwen 1 Enters Mars Orbit

Share with Your Friends

Tianwen 1 Enters Mars Orbit

Tianwen 1 Enters Mars Orbit

Tianwen 1 Enters Mars Orbit, 14 feb 2021, करंट अफेयर्स, हिन्दी करंट अफेयर्स, विज्ञान एवं प्रोद्योगिकी, तियानवेन-1 मंगल की कक्षा में प्रवेश, मंगल की कक्षा में प्रवेश
Tianwen 1 Enters Mars Orbit

A Chinese spacecraft named Tianwen-1 successfully entered Mars orbit on 10 February 2021.

This mission is China’s first independent mission to Mars. It is also called the Mars Mission of China.

Objective of Mission:

  • The mission has been launched by ‘Long March-5’ rocket from Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site at 12:40 pm local time in China.
  • This mission is being called ‘Tianwen-1’ or ‘Question to Heaven’.
  • The Chinese Mars mission includes orbiting, landing and roving of the planet.
  • Tianwen-1 will attempt to send a landing capsule carrying a 240-kilogram rover. This rover will be sent to the northern hemisphere of Mars called Utopia Planitia.
  • After successfully landing this rover this solar powered rover will search the surface of Mars for 90 days.
  • This rover will study the soil and will also discover the signs of life in ancient times.

Key points:

  • After traveling for 6 and half months from Earth, this probe entered the orbit of Mars.
  • China launched its first rocket Tianwen-1 for Mars in the month of July last year. 
  • With this, China joined the group of countries sending their rover to Mars.
  • At present, China is not the only country that is trying to reach Mars. Just a few days ago, The United Arab Emirates launched its own independent Mars Orbiter, which will be orbiting Mars.
  • At the same time, the US space agency NASA is preparing to launch its “Perseverance” rover. 

Source – The Hindu

Download Our App



Register For Latest Notification

Register Yourself For Latest Current Affairs

August 2022
« Jul    

Mains Answer Writing Practice

Recent Current Affairs (English)

Current Affairs (हिन्दी)

Subscribe Our Youtube Channel

Click to Join Our Current Affairs WhatsApp Group

In Our Current Affairs WhatsApp Group you will get daily Mains Answer Writing Question PDF and Word File, Daily Current Affairs PDF and So Much More in Free So Join Now

Register now

Get Free Counselling Session with mentor


Login to your account

Open chat
Youth Destination IAS . PCS
To get access
- NCERT Classes
- Current Affairs Magazine
- IAS Booklet
- Complete syllabus analysis
- Demo classes