- According to Xinhua, the Tianwen-1 spacecraft landed on a vast plain known as Utopia Planitia, "for the first time leaving a Chinese footprint on Mars," according to Xinhua.
- Chinese President Xi Jinping sent his congratulations to everyone involved in the mission.
- NASA's Viking 1 made the first successful landing in July 1976, followed by Viking 2 in September of that year.
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