Tianwen-1 Mars mission celebrates its first anniversary with new images


The Lunar Exploration Center and Space Program of the China National Space Administration (CNSA) released a compilation of wonderful moments from Tianwen-1, China’s first mission to Mars, on Friday, to review the groundbreaking flight of the Mars probe on the first day. anniversary of its release.

The rover sent new images of the dunes in the wind to the control center this week.

The Tianwen-1 mission was approved in January 2016 and the investigation Launched On July 23, 2020, after which it carried out maneuvers in deep space and missions to the Red Planet.

On February 10, Tianwen-1 successfully passed I entered The orbit of the red planet after activating a critical braking system to slow the spacecraft’s speed, enabling it to be captured by Mars’ gravity, becoming China’s first Mars satellite. It traveled 475 million kilometers for 202 days.

May 15th, Tianwen-1 landed on the Red Planet in a predetermined landing zone in the southern part of an icy region of the planet known as Utopia Planitia.

The Zhurong rover captured the view of the planet Mars. / CNSA

The Zhurong rover captured the view of the planet Mars. / CNSA

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