China’s Tianwen-1 Captured a Haunting Photo of Earth And The Moon on Its Way to Mars

ScienceAlert | Aug 2, 2020 at 2:00 AM
  • No matter where you are, where you’ve been, and where you’re going, it’s always good to see home.
  • This is CNSA’s first mission to Mars, and it joins two other Mars missions launched this month, as Earth and Mars are aligned favorably for the fastest and cheapest (in terms of fuel expenditures) trip between the two planets.
  • The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) first-ever interplanetary effort, the Hope Mars mission, also known as the Emirates Mars Mission, launched on July 19, and NASA launched the Perseverance rover on July 30.