China’s Ice Pathfinder is the first of 24 probes that will form a polar observation satellite constellation. Photo: ShutterstockChina’s Ice Pathfinder is the first of 24 probes that will form a polar observation satellite constellation. Photo: Shutterstock
China’s Ice Pathfinder is the first of 24 probes that will form a polar observation satellite constellation. Photo: Shutterstock

China’s Ice Pathfinder satellite sends back first pictures of Arctic region

  • Tiny probe is first of 24 that Beijing plans to use to create a polar observation satellite constellation
  • It earlier captured more than 1,000 images of the southern polar region
Topic |   Space
China’s Ice Pathfinder is the first of 24 probes that will form a polar observation satellite constellation. Photo: ShutterstockChina’s Ice Pathfinder is the first of 24 probes that will form a polar observation satellite constellation. Photo: Shutterstock
China’s Ice Pathfinder is the first of 24 probes that will form a polar observation satellite constellation. Photo: Shutterstock
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