The ex-NBA star and 10 other Chinese luminaries will become martian ambassadors ahead of China's Mars 2020 mission.
Chief design engineer of the Chinese mission to Mars Zhang Rongqiao stated that the lander on Mars would carry a gasbag, a parachute and reverse thrust engines in order to achieve a safe landing.
Scientists cheered NASA's decision to send a new rover to Mars in 2020, but stressed that the mission should pave the way to return Martian rocks to Earth. More About: Mars, Mars rover, NASA, Science, space
Morgan Freeman and Yao Ming were among the scores of famous faces to grace the Mission Hills World Celebrity Pro-Am golf tournament in Haikou, Hainan yesterday. [ more › ]
Yao Ming needs a little work on his golf game. The former NBA star recently participated in the Mission Hills World Celebrity Pro-Am in China over the weekend. There’s no word on Ming’s final tally, but judging by a video clip of th...