Chinese spacecraft acquires images of entire planet of Mars
In this handout picture from June 29, 2022, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) shows a picture of Mars taken by the unmanned Tianwen-1 probe.
State media reported on Wednesday that the unmanned spacecraft has taken pictures of all of Mars,
Including the south pole, after going around the planet more than 1,300 times since early last year.
In February 2021, China's first mission to the Red Planet, Tianwen-1, arrived there safely.
The China National Space Administration (CNSA) released this picture on May 19, 2021, through CNS.
It shows an image taken by the navigation camera of China's Zhurong rover on the surface of Mars, showing the rover's solar panels and antenna.
The Zhurong landed on Mars on May 15, 2021.Since then, a robot rover has been sent to the planet's surface, and an orbiter has been used to look at the planet from space.
Above, the Chinese rover Zhurong from the Tianwen-1 mission drives down the ramp of the lander and onto the surface of Mars.
This is a screenshot from a video released by the China National Space Administration (CNSA) on May 22, 2021.
In this handout picture from June 29, 2022, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) shows an image of Mars taken by China's unmanned Tianwen-1 probe.
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