Hold on tight.
According to a state-run media report, China''s Mars rover, the Zhurong, was put in safe mode.
Crucially, this may put China''s crown jewel of Martian exploration out of action until the end of 2022.
China''''s Zhurong rover enters safe mode
According to a Chinese state media report, China''s Mars rover was initially supposed to last for 90 days, but since that deadline has come and gone.
Scientists concluded that Zhurong was following a severe dust storm on Mars by juxtaposing recent photos with ones from months ago.
This is a trend involving China''s Mars rover entering safe mode, so be sure to check in with us for additional information.