14 June 2021
On 12 June, mission planers decided that Zhurong will continue moving southward to explore the Red Planet. It is hoped that Zhurong might find some interesting geographical features. All 6 science payloads - including the multi-spectral camera, ground-penetrating radar and meteorological sensor - have started operation. Because of favourable weather in the landing area, Zhurong can carry out its tasks at a faster pace than predicted.
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