China launched its Tianwen-1 mission to Mars

China's space program has never made it to Mars. On Thursday, the country successfully started the journey of its Tianwen-1 mission, lofting an orbiter, lander and robotic rover to the red planet for a February arrival. It is the second of three missions to Mars leaving Earth this month. Read more about Tianwen-1 here: <a href="https://nyti.ms/3jtYQuA">https://nyti.ms/3jtYQuA</a>