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(Mars rover/orbiter mission currently orbiting Mars)

Tianwen-1 (TW-1) is a Chinese Mars mission including an orbiter and rover, launched in July 2020 and orbiting Mars as of February 2021, aiming to land the rover in May or June 2021. The goal is 2 years of operation for the orbiter and 90 days for the rover. Orbiter instruments:

Rover instruments:

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