According to the news that Just hours after making record by being the first Mars task to thrive in its first effort, Mangalyaan tweeted the first pictures of the surface of the red planet.
The Mars Orbiter, Mangalyaan, was already at work, captured its first images hours after it penetrated the range of the Red Planet, making India the first country to get done the achievement in its maiden attempt.
According to officials at the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) that Mangalyaan apparently captured five pictures on its first day in Martian range and India became only the fourth space group in the world, and the first in Asia, to put its spaceship in an orbit around Mars.
A higher ISRO spokesperson said that the first image, as seen above, has been taken from a height of 7,300 km; with 376 m spatial resolution and all the pictures are send and data is downloaded and we are reviewing the data thoroughly.
On the other hand, India’s Mars Orbiter spaceship did send in five images of the Red Planet’s surface by Wednesday, the Hindustan Times reported and the Mars Orbiter has ongoing sending images. A spokesperson said that we have received five images and these are being processed.
The ISRO panel also presented the set of images to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The spaceship included five main images, among which is the Mars Color Camera (MCC), a tri-color camera that will give images and information about the surface characteristics and composition of the planet and it will also be used to search the two satellites of Mars — Phobos and Deimos.
It is noted that the 475 kg Orbiter will take 77 hours or 3.2 earth days to revolve around the red planet and will study its land and mineral composition and examine its environment for methane gas in seek of life-sustaining components.
While the scientific goal of ISRO behind this mission was to extend technologies for interplanetary missions, its technical aspire is to discover the surface and environment of Mars and study the mineralogy, morphology and surface features.