China launches antenna array for Mars, moon missions

Space Daily


Beijing (XNA) Nov 19, 2020

China has launched its first array of giant radio antennas to support missions to Mars and the moon, sources with the Xi'an Satellite Control Center said on Wednesday. After nearly two years of construction, the deep-space antenna array system was built at the control center's Kashgar station in northwestern Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. It consists of four 35-meter-diameter antennas,

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