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China's Zhurong rover sends a selfie from Mars

1 day ago   |   By The Verge

China's Zhurong rover with its landing platform. | Image: CNSA
China has released new images from its Zhurong rover , which began wheeling its way around Mars in late May. One of the photos is a lovely selfie of Zhurong posed next to its landing platform. The “touring group photo,” as the China National Space Administration calls it in a blog post , was taken with a small wireless camera that the rover placed on the surface before scooting back to line up for the shot like an excited parent.
Zhurong also took a photo of the landing platform by itself, showing the ramp the rover drove down...
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China releases new Mars rover selfie on the red planet

China releases new Mars rover selfie on the red planet

1 day ago   |   By SlashGear

China's space agency has released new images taken by its Mars rover, including a panorama of the landing site where Zhurong first touched down on the red planet. The images include a selfie of the rover, which the China National Space Administration took using a special, detachable camera. Zhurong left that roughly 33 feet away from the landing platform,...
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