Hello Earth

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“A picture is worth a thousand words” is an English language adage meaning that complex and sometimes multiple ideas can be conveyed by a single still image, which conveys its meaning or essence more effectively than a mere verbal description.

A picture is worth a thousand words

In software programming, you’ll always start with the famous “Hello World!” statement. What’s the exact code depends on what language you are writing in. On how to validate that your code works, is this two words. But, when it comes to an advance and complex Planetary probes, what could be their “Hello World!”?.

What was the Rovers first images of Mars?

First impression lasts and what better messages to send to Earth from a distant planet? is an image of the host Planet. For this matter, Mars. Mars 2020 Perseverance is still months away till it will have the chance to take part in the photo shoots. For now, let’s take a look on the first Mars images the rovers shared to human kind. This a less wordy article and more images on its rawest. Let the photos speak for themselves.

Viking 1 – July 20, 1976
First Photograph Taken On Mars Surface

Viking 2 – September 3, 1976

Pathfinder – July 4, 1997 
Pathfinder images

Spirit – January 4, 2004

Opportunity – January 25, 2004

Curiosity – August 6, 2012

Perseverance share of Mars moments

Percy still has miles to go ’till Mars. Once it lands on the Red planet, it’s going to be another mark in the history of Mars exploration. A milestone that will forever reminds us the many small steps we took. Just to have a glimpse on Earth’s distant neighbor. I will be engraved in the science books that mankind is only bound to it’s pursuit of knowledge and Perseverance to prevail on every challenges.

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