China unveils its Mars explorer set to land on the Red Planet in 2021 to celebrate --
China has released the first picture of a spacecraft that has been developed to reach Mars.
Beijing aims to land the explorer on the Red Planet in less than two years-- , according to the country's chief space scientist.
All teams are now ready for the launch of the probe, which is scheduled to take place next year, the scientist revealed.
A picture of the explorer, called 'Mars 1', was published today by the state-owned China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), Beijing's main space manufacturer.
Lord Scotley, Lincoln, United Kingdom
They are putting this junk on Mars, and doing the same on the Moon.
Yoshimura Maroko, Los Angeles, United States, 1 day ago
Pretty fancy-looking coffin.
hundoblaster, Apoplectia, United States, 1 day ago
Martians like fried rice.
NFnN, Normal For north Norfolk, United Kingdom, 1 day ago
Not content with trying to grab as much of the worlds resources its the moon and Mars next.