40 minutes | May 25, 2021

100 - Zhurong Rover on Mars (feat. Andrew Jones)

The Chinese National Space Administration's Tianwen-1 mission made history this month when its Zhurong rover landed safely in Utopia Planitia, Mars. Space journalist Andrew Jones joins Jake to talk about the landing process, the surface operations, and what effect this mission's success will have on space domestically in China and abroad.We talk Tianwen-1 and Zhurong RoverZhurong lands safely in Utopia PlanitiaZhurong rolls onto surfaceFollow AndrewAndrew's Profile at SpaceNewsAndrew's Profile at Space.comAndrew on Twitter (@AJ_FI)Follow Jake & WeMartiansWeMartians.comPatreon (https://www.wemartians.com/support)WeMartians Shop (shop.wemartians.com)Mailing List (https://wemartians.com/signup)Twitter (@we_martians)Jake’s Twitter (@JakeOnOrbit)Off-Nominal PodcastWeMartians 100 Sale Event!Celebrate our 100th episode! Almost everything is on sale in the WeMartians Shop. Use the code WM100 to get free shipping on all orders of 2+ items. Discounted pricing on Mission Patches, Stickers and Discontinued shirt designs! Event lasts until June 6th, 2021!Join Patreon, get a free Sticker Pack!Join our Patreon at the $5 level or higher before June 6th and get a free Sticker Pack in the mail!Tharsis Planetary ParkOur new design celebrates the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Mariner 9 mission, first spacecraft to orbit Mars. Get it on a shirt or a coffee mug today!
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