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China Becomes Second Country to Reach Red Planet [Video]

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China is officially the second country to land on Mars. Saturday morning local time, state media reported the country successfully landed its Tianwen-1 spacecraft on the Red Planet, and will soon launch a rover to study the fourth rock's geology and climate. It's China's first solo mission to Mars, and the second country to successfully land a rover on the planet and maintain contact after a descent onto the planet.

The country's CGTN confirmed the news Friday night, sharing an animated gift of the lander carrying the Zhurong rover. China's National Space Administration (CNSA) is running point on the mission, one that is expected to last three months.

The lander carrying China's first Mars rover #Zhurong has touched down on the Red Planet, the China National Space Administration confirmed on Saturday morning. Zhurong has been designed to operate in the Red Planet for at least 90 Martian days.

more: https://t.co/avaUv4mvgI pic.twitter.com/cQzQG6U96B

— CGTN (@CGTNOfficial) May 15, 2021

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Japan warns fans not to cheer during Olympics to prevent Covid surge - BBC News [Video]

Thousands of fans will be allowed into venues to watch the Tokyo Olympic Games but they will be told not to cheer or even speak loudly. Organisers are limiting numbers to a maximum 10,000 spectators, with venues only half full. However even that goes against the advice of experts worried that the Games will spread Covid transmission. Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Rupert Wingfield-Hayes in Tokyo.Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog#BBCNews

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Trump stunned Sean Hannity when he said... [Video]

Donald Trump just stunned Fox News' Sean Hannity -- and what he said will surprise you, too. Does he really mean this!?

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Passing out parade was held at Indian Air Force Academy in Telangana's Dundigal. 161 officers have been graduated today. IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria attended the event. Speaking on Eastern Ladakh situation, the IAF Chief said, "Talks are on for next round. There's proposal for Commander-level talks and decisions will be taken. 1st attempt is to continue with talks and do disengagement of balance friction points and follow it with de-escalation".