New Year’s Greetings from Tianwen 1

2022-05-01 0 By

On the eve of the Spring Festival in the Year of the Tiger, the Tienwen 1 spacecraft sent back a series of selfie videos from Mars orbit to send greetings to the Chinese people.On February 10, 2021, Tianyun-1 arrived at Mars and became China’s first man-made Mars satellite, beginning its scientific exploration of the red planet, which has just completed one lunar year.

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Spacecraft, the Mars photo video surrounded by jiu ge 1 unit carry “take” camera, camera installed in the “from the shaft end,” the weapon with which to take is to surround, extravehicular key components for condition monitoring and evaluation, designed around 3000 cattle engine, in the video propellant tank, attitude control engine and other parts in good condition,The red flag shines brightly in Orbit around Mars, changing the Angle of the sun’s rays as it flies over the planet’s North Pole to capture the ice sheet below.The stick is made of a special shape-memory composite that is folded up before launch and then heated to a certain temperature once in Orbit around Mars. The stick gradually returns to a straight position.With a mass of 0.8 kg and a length of 1.6 meters when unfolded, the stick can be effectively monitored by a camera mounted on its end.

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As of January 31, 2022, Tienwen 1 has been in orbit for 557 days, with a distance of 325 million kilometers from earth and a light travel time of 18 minutes. Zhurong has traveled 1,524 meters during 255 Mars days.So far, the mission has returned about 600GB of original scientific data, and the two spacecraft are in good condition and operating normally.(People’s Daily)