China’s Mars probe captures its first image of red planet

//China’s Mars probe captures its first image of red planet

China’s Mars probe captures its first image of red planet

China’s maiden space exploration mission to Mars has captured its first image of the red planet, the space agency said on Friday, some six months after the probe left Earth.The uncrewed Tianwen-1 took the picture at a distance of around 2.2 million km (1.4 million miles) from Mars, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA), which supplied a black-and-white image.The probe is now only half that distance away from Mars and around 184 million km from Earth after 197 days of the…

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