Chinese Zhurong rover for exploration of the Red Planet has traveled more than 410 meters on the surface of Mars, China Central Television reported.

The rover landed on the surface of Mars on May 15. On May 22, Zhurong descended from the landing platform and began research. It has already taken many photographs and samples of the Martian atmosphere. It is assumed that the rover will operate for three months.

Chinese Tianwen-1 Probe Has Already Traveled 400 Million Kilometers
The Chinese probe for exploration of Mars, Tianwen-1, covered about 400 million km in 163 days and will reach the orbit of the Red Planet in February.

The main goal of the mission is to detect possible signs of life on Mars, as well as to help investigate the question of future changes of these conditions. This will help scientists understand whether Mars will become suitable for human life.