29 July 2020
An image captured by China's Mars probe, Tianwen 1, on July 27, 2020 shows the Earth and the Moon. The photo was taken with the optical navigation sensor at a distance of about 1.2 million kilometers from Earth, the China National Space Administration said on 28 July. In the black-and-white picture, the Earth and the Moon, one large and one small, were both crescent-shaped.
Mars probe begins science operations