The first images taken by the robot Jurang from China landing on Mars

  • Jonathan Amos
  • BBC Science Reporter

Image source, CNSA


The front pictures show the flat terrain of Utopia Planetia.

China has released the first images since its rover robot Jurang landed on Mars.

The front view shows the terrain as the robot hovers on its landing pad.

The picture facing the back reveals Jurong’s solar panels.

The rover landed on the Red Planet early Sunday morning, according to local Beijing time.

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