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Yinghuo-1 Satellite
Yinghuo-1 satellite is a small spacecraft for the Chinese-Russian joint Mars and Phobos exploration project, developed by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC). According to the agreement between China and Russia, Chinese Yinghuo-1 satellite and Russian Phobos-Grunt spacecraft will conduct joint explorations of the space environment of Mars and one of its moons — Phobos for the first time. Yinghuo-1 will be launched by a Russian-built launch vehicle and sent into the elliptical orbit of Mars. After that, the satellite will automatically complete the mission of space environment exploration of Mars.
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