07.06.2024, 18:08 73586

China's Chang'e-6 probe sends back images from the far side of the moon

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Tuesday released an image of the Chang'e-6 lunar probe, as well as a series of images taken by its lander on the far side of the moon, CGTN reports.

An image of the probe's lander and ascender was taken by a movable camera brought to the moon by the probe.


The images include those of the surface of the landing area taken by the camera during the landing process, as well as pictures of the landing site captured by the panoramic camera.

The image data was transmitted back to Earth through the Queqiao-2 relay satellite, and the images were processed and obtained by the ground application system.


 

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