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In pics: A busy February for Mars

Xinhua
27 Feb 2021, 18:18 GMT+10

BEIJING, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- Mars seems a little bit busy this February. Three space crafts have arrived the red planet this month: China's Tianwen-1 probe, the U.S. Perseverance rover and the UAE's Hope probe.

-- Feb. 5, Tianwen-1 probe captures its first image of Mars.

-- Feb. 9, the UAE's Hope probe entered Mars orbit.

-- Feb. 18, the U.S. Perseverance rover landed on Mars.

-- Feb. 24, Tianwen-1 probe entered Mars parking orbit.

Check out the following photos to find out more about these Mars missions.

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