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ESA ‘live’ first from Mars |  G1 / Science

ESA ‘live’ first from Mars | G1 / Science

And we come to the end of the broadcast. Thanks for following along!

Watch the time-lapse photos in the video below:

See records of the first “live” from Mars

6 minutes ago

And Mars slides out of view of the Mars Express camera, becoming less visible. Although the transmission is nearing the end.

13 minutes ago

And here they are! These last photos were taken quite recently: at 1:24 PM (first photo) and 1:26 PM BST.

Mars, at 13:24 this Friday (2). Image: European Space Agency
Mars, at 13:26 this Friday (2). Image: European Space Agency

17 minutes ago

For a brief moment, the European Space Agency experienced technical problems with the signal from Mars due to bad weather near Madrid, Spain, where one of the agency’s receivers is located.

As a result, the photos stopped updating for a few minutes. However, the problem has already been resolved and soon new records of the planet will appear.

28 minutes ago

The images from Mars take about 17 minutes to reach Earth, about a minute faster than the European Space Agency’s initial prediction.

44 minutes ago

And we have the first pictures!

Remember that the records are of low quality because the Mars Express surveillance camera is very old and was not specifically designed for such a project.

In the frame below you can see a photo taken at 1:05 pm Brasilian time.

Frame of one of the images released in the first “live” movie from The Red Planet. Image: European Space Agency

41 minutes ago

The European Space Agency reports that the first image of Mars has now been taken from the transmission. The record should soon hit Terra and the agency’s systems.

1 hour ago

Good evening! a g 1 It will soon transmit the first “live” from Mars.

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The event celebrates the 20th anniversary of Mars Express, the European Space Agency (ESA) uncrewed mission that has been studying the atmosphere and surface of the Red Planet since 2003.

Since the new records will be 18 minutes late to reach Earth, technically the transmission won’t be direct, but it will be as close as we can get, ESA guarantees.

1 hour ago