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Challengesawaitsample-returnexpeditiontoMarsByZHAOLEI (Chinadaily) Chinesescientistsandengineerswillneedtosolveahostoftechnologicalchallengestoaccomplishanambitioussample-returnmissiontoMars, saidWuWeiren, akeyfigureinthecountrymicianoftheChineseAcademyofEngineering, Wusaidthemission, whichisbeingplanned, willlikelyinvolveseveralstepsthatresembleproceduresinChinasChang, alanding, itwillliftanascendertotransferthesamplestoaspacecraftorbitingMars, andthentheorbiterwillreleaseareentrycrafttocarrythesamplesbacktoEarth. "Thespacecraftforasample-returnmissiontotheRedPlanetwillbemuchheavierthanlunarprobesasitwillcarryagreateramountoffueltoflyaverylongdistance," Wusaidonthesidelinesofthefifthsessionofthe13thNationalCommitteeoftheChinesePeoplesPoliticalConsultativeConference. "Daarom, weneedtobuildapowerfulcarrierrockettotransportthespacecraft." AccordingtotheChinaAcademyofLaunchVehicleTechnologyinBeijing, thecountrysmajorrocketmaker, itsengineersaredevelopingasuper-heavyrocketnamedLongMarch9forthenation, 240 . -Kilogramrover, namedZhurong, hasnowworkedontheMartiansu, whichhastraveledmorethan1,600meters, hastransmittedagreatdealofscientificdata, videoclipsandpicturestakenenroutetoitsdestination-anancientcoastalareaontheRedPlanet "Inthelongrun, wewanttosendspacecrafttoexploretherimofoursolarsystem, whichisabout15billionkilometersfromus, before2049, theyeartomarkthecentenaryofthePeoplesRepublicofChina" Wusaid. (Webeditor: ZhongWenxing, Liangjun).