BEIJING (Sputnik) – China plans to carry out a mission on collecting regolith samples on Mars and delivering them to Earth by 2030, Xu Hongliang, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) spokesman, said on Saturday.
A mission on gathering and delivering samples from Mars will be conducted approximately by 2030, the spokesman added.
According to him, China seeks to continue implementation of large scientific projects for developing its space sector. The country also plans missions on Jupiter exploration by 2030.
On Friday, China released the first batch of images of Mars taken by the Tianwen-1 spacecraft’s Zhurong rover
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