The first images of Mars taken by the James Webb Space Telescope reveal the secrets of its atmosphere

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) took its first images of Mars, displaying infrared light from the red planet with high sensitivity.

The first images and spectra of the James Webb Space Telescope Mars Monday (September 19) in Europlanet Science Conference (Opens in a new tab) (EPSC) 2022. Images and measurements were made on September 5, 2022 from a JWST site approximately 1 million miles (1.6 million km) from Mars.