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China Tests Mars Probe for 2020 Mars Mission
SOURCE: China Space News     UPDATED: 2020-03-11

BEIJING, March 11 (China Space News) -- The Beijing Aerospace Control Center announced on Tuesday that China completed a probe test ahead of an exploration mission to Mars this year.

The wireless network test is the only joint ground rehearsal between the mission center and the spacecraft.

According to the center, the test has not been affected by the novel coronavirus epidemic, and the technical staff is working hard to ensure the success of the mission.

Both the orbiter and the rover of the mission are developed by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation(CASC).