my country’s first Mars exploration mission, Tianwen-1, successfully landed on Mars. On behalf of the Party Central Committee, the State Council and the Central Military Commission, Xi Jinping called to congratulate Han on watching the landing in Beijing

  Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, May 15-At 7:18 on May 15, the Tianwen-1 probe successfully landed in the pre-selected landing area in the southern part of the Martian Utopia Plain. my country's first Mars exploration mission successfully landed on Mars.

Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, President of the State and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, sent a congratulatory message, on behalf of the Party Central Committee, the State Council, and the Central Military Commission, to extend warm congratulations and sincere greetings to all the comrades who participated in the mission of the first Mars exploration mission.

  Xi Jinping pointed out in the congratulatory message that the Tianwen-1 probe landing on Mars has taken an important step in my country’s interstellar exploration journey, realizing the leap from the Earth-Moon system to the interplanetary system, leaving a Chinese mark on Mars for the first time. It is another milestone in the development of my country's aerospace industry.

You have the courage to challenge and pursue excellence to make our country enter the world's advanced ranks in the field of planetary exploration. The motherland and people will always remember your outstanding feats!

  Xi Jinping emphasized that he hopes that you will continue to work hard, carefully organize and implement scientific exploration of Mars, insist on scientific and technological self-reliance, carefully advance major space projects such as planetary exploration, accelerate the construction of a space power, and make new achievements for the noble cause of exploring the mysteries of the universe and promoting the peace and development of mankind. Greater contribution!

  Member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Premier of the State Council Han is watching the landing of the Tianwen-1 probe on Mars at the Beijing Aerospace Flight Control Center.

  Liu He, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Premier of the State Council, read Xi Jinping's congratulatory message on the spot.

  my country's first Mars exploration mission was established in 2016, and it is planned to realize Mars orbit, landing and patrol detection through a mission. The Tianwen-1 probe was successfully launched by the Long March 5 carrier rocket in Wenchang, Hainan on July 23, 2020, and successfully captured Mars on February 10, 2021, becoming my country’s first man-made Mars satellite. It will be explored on February 24. The vehicle entered the orbit of Mars and carried out a three-month orbit survey, laying the foundation for a smooth landing on Mars. The successful landing of the Tianwen-1 probe on Mars is the first time that my country has achieved an extraterrestrial planet landing, making my country the second country to successfully land on Mars. The China National Space Administration has carried out relevant project cooperation with the European Space Agency, Argentina, France, Austria and other international space organizations and national space agencies, and will jointly contribute wisdom and wisdom to explore the mysteries of the universe, enhance the understanding of the evolution of Mars, and understand the origin of life. power.