ExoMars sent the first color images of Mars

ExoMars прислал первые цветные снимки Марса

The main objective of the probe at this stage is the study of the atmosphere of Mars

At the moment the probe is a working orbit at an altitude of 400 km from the surface of Mars. In the presented image – plot of the crater Korolev length of 40 km.

Probe TGO (Trace Gas Orbiter) ExoMars mission, which was sent to explore Mars in 2016, transmitted to Earth the first images of the surface of the planet, made them.

As reported by the European space Agency (ESA), the photos were taken with the working orbit of the planet using the tool CaSSIS, the main mission of which will begin on April 28.

At the moment the probe is a working orbit at an altitude of 400 km from the surface of Mars. The main objective of the probe at this stage is to study the planet’s atmosphere and search for gases that may indicate biological activity.

In the presented image – plot of the crater Korolev length of 40 km Crater located in the Northern hemisphere of Mars. Light spots on the photo are deposits of ice.

The image was composed of three pictures taken in different colors, which was received on 15 April.

Earlier it was reported that the experts NASA will send to Mars robotic scouts, equipped with wings.

 

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