it has photographed all of Mars from orbit
China is claiming that as of Wednesday, its Tianwen-1 Mars orbiter has officially photographed the entire Red Planet.
Among the images are one of Mount Askra with its crater, shots of the South Pole
the seven-kilometer deep Valles Marineris canyon, and the geomorphological characteristics of the rim of the Mund crater.
Tianwen-1 had been in orbit around Mars for 706 days.
. The orbiter circled Mars 1,344 times, as of an announcement from CNSA
In conjunction with its rover Zhurong, Tianwen-1 amassed 1,040 gigabytes of raw scientific data through 13 onboard scientific payloads.
The mission has allowed CNSA to observe solar occultation and solar wind together with international observatories