03 February 2021
Tianwen 1 is set to enter Mars' orbit around 10 February. CNSA said in a statement on 3 February afternoon that the spacecraft will conduct a "braking" operation to decelerate its speed to make sure it will be captured by Mars' gravity. As of 04 February morning, Tianwen 1 has flown 196 days in a trajectory toward the Red Planet and has traveled more than 450 million kilometers. It is now around 170 million km away from Earth.
MORE....