24 August 2021
By 24 August, Mars rover Zhurong had traveled more than 1,000 meters on the surface of the Red Planet. Starting its exploration, Zhurong drove down from its landing platform to the Martian surface on 22 May. As of 15 August 2021, Zhurong had accomplished planned exploration and detection tasks. CNSA said that the rover will continue to move to the boundary zone between the ancient sea and land in the southern part of Utopia Planitia to carry out tasks.
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