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The Tianwen-1 Probe Sent Back To Earth And Moon

Jul 31, 2020

According to China's lunar exploration project, China’s first Mars exploration mission, Tianwen-1, is currently in good flight status, with energy balance, normal working conditions, timely ground measurement and control capture, stable tracking, orderly flight control and data reception, and various tasks. successfully launch. The probe has broken away from the earth's gravitational influence, entered an interplanetary transfer orbit, and flew more than 1.5 million kilometers from the earth.

On July 27, the Tianwen-1 probe looked back at the earth from a distance of about 1.2 million kilometers, and used the optical navigation sensor to image the earth and the moon, and obtained a clear picture of the moon. In this black-and-white photo, the earth and the moon are one large and one small, both in the shape of a crescent moon, which complement each other in the vast universe.

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