The United Arab Emirates’ Hope mission has returned its first picture of Mars.
The spacecraft Hope (Arabic: الأمل, Al-Amal).
On the day the UAE Hope probe took its first image, the Chinese Tianwen-1 orbiter arrived at Mars.
A black-and-white picture of Mars taken by Tianwen-1, the first snapshot from the Chinese craft.
China’s Tianwen-1 Mars probe is seen by a tiny camera ejected from the spacecraft in a photo captured 15 million miles (24 million kilometers) from Earth.
An image of the small ejected camera tumbling away from Tianwen-1.
Tianwen-1 (TW-1; simplified Chinese: 天问; traditional Chinese: 天問; lit. ‘heavenly questions’) is an interplanetary mission by the China National Space Administration (CNSA) to send a robotic spacecraft to Mars, consisting of an orbiter, deployable camera, lander and rover.