Tuesday, 26 November 2013

ISRO Released First Image of earth taken by Mars Color Camera

Posted by Siva Kumar Ari
ISRO ( Indian Space Research Organisation ) has released the first ever image of Earth taken by Mars Color Camera . This image was taken on November 19, 2013 at around 01:50 PM Indian Standard Time from a height of almost 70,000 km above Earth and has a spatial resolution of 3.5 km.

ISRO Released First Image of earth taken by Mars Color Camera
ISRO Released First Image of earth taken by Mars Color Camera 


The Image was officially released by ISRO official page on Facebook . The statement along with the image states that " We have a nice little thing to share with all of you... yesterday in the process of testing our payloads we turned the Mars Color Camera towards the Earth and switched it on... and here is the "First ever image of Earth Taken by Mars Color Camera" 

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