2021-05-16

“Tianwen” and “Zhu Rong” successfully fall into flames, international media have “liked”

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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 15, Beijing time, the Tianwen 1 Landing Patrol successfully landed on the southern part of the Martian Utopia Plain The pre-selected landing area, China’s first Mars exploration mission landing on Mars was a complete success. In response to this, international media have posted praises one after another.

“Tianwen” and “Zhu Rong” successfully fall into flames, international media have “liked”

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p > At 7:18 on May 15th, Beijing time, the Tianwen-1 Landing Patrol successfully landed in the pre-selected landing zone in the southern Utopia Plain of Mars. China’s first Mars exploration mission to Mars was a complete success. The picture shows the simulation of the Mars probe Tianwen-1 landing on the surface of Mars. Photo by Zhang Gaoxiang

“Nature” magazine stated in a report article: “The landing of the’Zhurong’ Mars rover is the biggest test of China’s deep space exploration capabilities so far.” Roberto Orosse, the planetary scientist at the Institute, said that this mission “is a huge leap for China because they have completed the mission that NASA has taken 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 powers (China) to explore the planets of the solar system. The Chinese probe succeeded on the surface of Mars. Landing is a great success of China’s space exploration program.” He also emphasized that Russia supports the strengthening of international cooperation to jointly promote space exploration.

The Associated Press and many other international media have quoted the Deputy Director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Thomas Zulbuqin in his Twitter account, saying: Congratulations to the Tianwen team of the China National Space Administration, they Let China’s first Mars rover “Zhu Rong” land 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 have also 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 China Has joined the Aerospace National Elite Club.

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 considerable progress in the process of catching up with the United States and other countries in the field of space.

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 the world that there is another country with advanced interstellar space capabilities. .”

“In view of the arduous nature of the task, a successful landing is a remarkable achievement.” The BBC website published an article, “Prior to this, only the United States has completed this task. China. Every step of the landing of the’Zhurong’ rover 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 to carry out space exploration, China has shown confidence to complete 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 is continuously increasing. (End)