China News Service, May 15th. According to a report by the Russian Satellite Network, on the 15th local time, Rogozin, general manager of the Russian Aerospace Corporation, congratulated China on the successful landing of China's "Tianwen-1" probe on Mars.
Data map: A simulated map of Tianwen-1 landing on the surface of Mars.
China News Agency issued a photo courtesy of the Fifth Academy of China Aerospace Science and Technology Group
According to reports, Rogozin said, "The successful landing of the Chinese probe on the surface of Mars is a huge success for China's space exploration program."
Rogozin pointed out that the Russian-European ExoMars Mars probe will be launched in 2022. He said: "We are willing to strengthen international cooperation to jointly promote space exploration."
The "Tianwen-1" probe was launched on July 23, 2020 and reached Mars in February 2021, and was successfully captured by Mars.
At 7:18 on May 15, 2021, the "Tianwen-1" landing rover successfully landed in the pre-selected landing area in the southern part of the Mars Utopia Plain. China's first Mars exploration mission to Mars was a complete success.