China News Service, Beijing, May 16th. Comprehensive news: According to the telemetry signal sent by the "Zhurong" Mars rover, it was confirmed that on May 15th, Beijing time, the Tianwen 1 Landing Patrol successfully landed in the pre-selected landing area in the southern Utopia Plain of Mars. , China’s first Mars exploration mission landing on Mars was a complete success.
In this regard, international media have posted praises.
At 7:18 on May 15, Beijing time, the Tianwen-1 Landing Patrol successfully landed in the pre-selected landing area in the southern Utopia Plain of Mars. China's first Mars exploration mission to Mars was successfully landed.
The picture shows the simulation of the Mars probe Tianwen-1 landing on the surface of Mars.
Photo by Zhang Gaoxiang
"Nature" magazine reported in the article: "The landing of the Zhurong rover is the biggest test of China's deep space exploration capabilities so far." The report quoted Roberto Oro, a planetary scientist at the Institute of Photographic Astronomy in Bologna, Italy. Sai said that this mission "is a huge leap for China, because they have completed a mission that has taken the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) several decades to complete in one go."
Russian Satellite News Agency reported on the 15th that Rogozin, general manager of the Russian Aerospace Corporation, wrote on Twitter: "Russian Aerospace Corporation welcomes the space power (China) to explore the planets of the solar system. The successful landing of the Chinese probe on the surface of Mars is a Chinese space exploration program. He also emphasized that Russia supports the strengthening of international cooperation and joint advancement of space exploration.
The Associated Press and many other international media have quoted NASA Deputy Administrator Thomas Zulbuqin in his Twitter account, saying: Congratulations to the Tianwen team of the China National Space Administration, they made China’s first Mars The car "Zhurong" landed successfully!
Together with the global scientific community, we look forward to this mission will make an important contribution to mankind's understanding of Mars!
In addition, many media quoted Alan Duffy, an astronomer at Swinburne University of Technology in Australia and chief scientist of the Royal Australian Institute, saying that this historic successful landing means that China has joined the elite club of aerospace nations. .
Agence France-Presse reported that this is a victory for China's space exploration ambitions, and it is also a historic achievement for a country in its first mission to Mars.
China has made great strides in catching up with the United States and other countries in the space field.
The New York Times reported that this achievement of China has successfully established China's position as a major competitor in the new era of space competition, and the United States now has partners on Mars.
The New York Times quoted an independent analyst Nanratta Goswami as saying: "The successful landing of China (the probe) on Mars shows to the world that there is another country with advanced interstellar space capabilities."
"Given the arduous nature of the mission, a successful landing is an amazing achievement." The BBC website published an article. One step is carried out under China's autonomous control."
The article pointed out that landing on Mars has always been a daunting challenge.
However, given China’s recent efforts in space exploration, China has shown great ability to accomplish this challenge.
The article quoted the analysis of experts as saying that this success has also brought great encouragement to China and also proved that China can contribute more to the human knowledge base.
The “Economist” article pointed out that the successful landing of the “Zhu Rong” rover on Mars demonstrates that China’s ability to explore space continues to increase.