China’s rover “Tienvin-1” corrected its orbit around Mars

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Of china Mars The reconnaissance vehicle “Tienvin-1” has corrected its trajectory to adjust its position before landing on the Red Planet.

Xinhua agency newsAccording to him, Tienvın-1 made an orbital correction to determine its position where it would remain for about 3 months prior to landing on the Red Planet.

Tienvın-1, which will complete a tour in its new orbit on 2 Mars days (49 hours and 14 minutes), will examine the topography of the Red Planet, draw a surface map and collect information for the predetermined landing area during this period.

Of the reconnaissance vehicle May or June expected to land on Mars in the month of

Tienvın-1, which left the world on 23 July 2020, made 202 daily flights until it entered Mars orbit, and the vehicle, which made 4 orbital corrections during this period, traveled 475 million kilometers.

Tienvin-1 entered an orbit about 400 kilometers from the surface of Mars on February 10th.

Communication with the reconnaissance vehicle with “orbit module”, “Mars landing module” and “surface vehicle” is via a radio telescope in Tiencin, in the north of the country, with a delay of about 10 minutes.

Tianjin-1 is expected to land on the Red Planet in May or June.

The mission of “Tienv”, which means “to seek the truth in the heavens” in Chinese, takes its name from the lines of the Chinese poet Zhu Yuen, who lived in the 4th century BC.

In recent years, China has emerged as the new power in the space race led by the USA and Russia with its ambitious steps towards Moon and Mars exploration missions, satellite technology and manned space expeditions.

“Zhang-5”, which the country sent to the Moon, returned to Earth on December 17, 2020 by collecting samples from Earth’s satellite. China was the third country to successfully complete this exploration mission and collect samples from the Moon.

Source: Anadolu Agency / Fuat Kabakcı


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