17 November 2020
China has completed building the country's first deep space antenna at a ground station in Kashi, Northwest China's Xinjiang, which will be directly used for spacecraft tracking and monitoring missions, including the Tianwen 1 Mars probe and the upcoming Chang'e 5 lunar sample return mission, the Xi'an Satellite Control Center, the Kashi station's operator, announced on 17 November.
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