China published two new batches of data on Monday taken by its probe on Mars and another on the Moon.
The scientific data taken by three scientific payloads, including a high-definition camera on Tianwen-1, China’s probe on Mars, from January to March this year, has been released and is nearly 68 gigabytes, according to the National Astronomical Observatories of China. Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC).
This is the probe’s fifth release of data. Tianwen-1, consisting of an orbiter, a lander and a rover, entered Mars orbit on February 10, 2021, becoming the country’s first probe to orbit the planet.
In addition, the NAOC team published the 38th batch of scientific data acquired by four payloads mounted on the lander and rover of the Chang’e-4 probe between April 15 and June 24 of this year. The data is 2.7 gigabytes.
The Chang’e-4 probe, launched on December 8, 2018, made the first soft landing in the Von Karman crater in the South Pole-Aitken Basin on the far side of the Moon on January 3, 2019.