US, China exchange data on their Mars missions

Mar 30, 2021 | INVESTING

Nasa and Chinese counterparts have exchanged information on their Mars missions, a rare move amid tension between the two countries.Nasa sought approval from Congress and talked with the China National Space Administration (CNSA) about the Tianwen-1, the US space agency confirmed on Monday.The purpose was to lower the risk of a collision, as their spacecraft are both orbiting the red planet. Other space agencies that operate Mars probes were also contacted.“To assure the safety of our…

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