No matter where you are, where you have been, where you want to go, it is always nice to see home. And we all like to see pictures of our own planet seen from space.
The latest image of the human system comes from the Chinese Mars mission “Tianjin 1” launched on July 23. According to the China National Space Administration, it captured images of the Earth and the Moon, seen from about 1.2 million kilometers from the Earth. (CNSA).
It is combined with the “Light Blue Dot” photos taken from missions such as Voyager, Cassini, Mars Express, Mars Reconnaissance Orbit, and of course the Apollo mission to the moon. You can see a gallery of earth and moon images seen from other worlds here.
The Chinese news agency Xinhua said that Tianwen-1 used its optical navigation sensor to take this black-and-white photo, showing that both the earth and the crescent are crescent-shaped, “looking at each other in the vast universe.”
This is CNSA’s first mission to Mars, and it is carried out in conjunction with two other Mars missions launched this month, because Earth and Mars travel the fastest between the two planets, and the cheapest (in terms of fuel expenditure) is in a favorable position .
The first interstellar work in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was the Hope Mars mission (also known as the UAE Mars mission) launched on July 19, and NASA launched the Perseverance Rover on July 30.
China’s ambitious missions include landers, rover and orbital vehicles. Astronomy means “problem in heaven” or “problem in heaven”.
Liu Tongjie said that the mission aims to study the shape and geological structure of the “red planet”, soil characteristics and the distribution of surface water ice, surface material composition, ionosphere, surface climate and environment, and the physical field and internal structure of Mars, the first in China Spokesperson of the Mars mission and deputy director of the Moon Exploration and Space Program Center.
The latest news of the mission stated that the spacecraft is in good condition.
This article was originally published by “Universe Today”. Read the original article.