Having just arrived at the red planet, India's Mangalyaan spacecraft is doing what anyone with that view outside of its window might do: It's posting a series of quick snapshots back for all its friends at home.

The picture above is the very first one the craft snapped from just 7,300 kilometers above, and it's a promising one. The camera picked up an impressive amount of detail and color of the pockmarked surface down below.

Still, for those who like their shots a little crisper, Mangalyaan followed up this morning with a second shot, this one from a little further afield. This second shot offers a much clearer view of the planet, a preference Mangalyaan itself seems to share as noted by it's accompanying tweeted caption: "A shot of Martian atmosphere. I'm getting better at it. No pressure."


Images via ISRO's Facebook page.