China is celebrating its first successful mission to orbit and land on Mars with a new set of gold and silver commemorative coins. China’s central bank issued a set of commemorative coins to celebrate the success of the country’s first Mars mission.
According to reports, the success of the mission marks an important step in China’s interstellar exploration and marks the first time China has left a mark on Mars. The commemorative set consists of two gold coins and one silver coin. For the first time in the world, orbiting, landing and rotating the planet has been achieved in a single launch mission.
All coins bear the logo of China’s planetary exploration missions, the country’s name and year of issue, while the reverse shows images of the mission and orbiting, landing and revolving by a line, “China’s First Mars Mission Tianwen-1 Succeeded”. , in Chinese language. China’s Tianwen-1 mission, consisting of an orbiter, lander and rover, was launched on July 23, 2020. As of Monday, the Mars rover Zurong has traveled 1,064 meters across the surface of the Red Planet as it set its wheels on Martian soil. 22 May.