Tianwen-1

Tianwen-1 / Huoxing-1
satellite

Tianwen-1 lander
Tainwen-1 orbiterTainwen-1 lander

This page contains philatelic information on the Tianwen-1 / Huoxing-1 satellite. Catalog numbers, years of issue, and notes on the satellites featured are given when available. If readers know of additional information or images, please contact the authors using the e-mail addresses at the bottom of this page.

The rover on Tianwen-1 is named Zhurong.

Launch information
(found elsewhere)
Launch covers
(including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers)
(farther below)
Other postal items
(stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.)
(immediately below)
Tianwen-1 / Huoxing-1
(China/PRC)
Tianwen-1 / Huoxing-1
(China/PRC)
Tianwen-1 / Huoxing-1
(China/PRC)


Below is a list of Tianwen-1 / Huoxing-1 satellite postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Tianwen-1 / Huoxing-1 (China/PRC)
China (People's Republic)4008_ms8 (Mi4358_ms8)On 8 labels and in (center) margin of MS6 (8x 4008 + 8 labels)2020Tianwen-1 launch
China (People's Republic)4759 (Mi5241)From MS12 (MS12 (12x 4759))2020Tianwen-1 (with lander attached)
China (People's Republic)4759 fdc1Stamp on FDC
China (People's Republic)4759 fdc2Stamp on FDC (different), also back
China (People's Republic)4759 fdc3Stamp on FDC card, also back
China (People's Republic)4759 folderFolder inside with MS12 and fdc, also outside (front and back)
China (People's Republic)4759 maxiMaxicard
China (People's Republic)4759 booklet (Mi5241 booklet)Inside/p5-6 of booklet, and outside/p0, also annotated; and inside p1-2, inside p3-4, and outside back/p72020Tianwan-1 launch
Hong Kong2171 (Mi?)From MS25 (2171a (25x 2171))2020Tianwen-1 (with lander attached)
Hong KongUnknown msMS2 (a-b), also annotated2022Tianwen-1, Tianwan-1 lander


Below is a list of Tianwen-1 / Huoxing-1 satellite launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Tianwen-1 / Huoxing-1 (China/PRC)
2020-07-23: Tianwen-1 / Huoxing-1
China (People's Republic)2020-05-22Wenchang, Hainan province(Multi-color printed) cachet on cover, and backTianwen-1 pre-launch event?
China (People's Republic)2020-07-23Jainying, Jiangsu(Pictorial) cancel and (multi-color printed) cachet on coverTianwen-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2020-07-23?(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverTianwen-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2020-07-23?(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on coverTianwen-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2020-07-23Wenchang, Hainan province(Tianjin Space Post Office) cachet on cover, also backTianwen-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2020-07-23Wenchang, Hainan province(Wenchang Space Post Office) cachet on postcard, also backTianwen-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2020-07-23Wenchang, Hainan province(Multi-color printed and black rubber-stamp) cachet on coverTianwen-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2020-07-23Wenchang, Hainan province(Pictorial) meter and (multi-color printed and black rubber-stamp) cachet on coverTianwen-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2020-07-23Xi An(Pictorial) cancel and (multi-color printed) cachet on coverTianwen-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2020-07-23Wenchang, Hainan province(Wenchang Space Post Office) cachet on cover, also backTianwen-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2020-07-23Wenchang, Hainan province(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverTianwen-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2020-07-23Wenchang, Hainan province(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on coverTianwen-1 launch
United States2020-07-23Ft. Irwin CA(Red Eagle) cachet on coverTianwen-1 launch
United States2020-07-23Pasadena CA(Red Eagle) cachet on coverTianwen-1 launch
Tianwen-1 / Huoxing-1 (events)
United States2020-10-09Ft. Irwin CA(Red Eagle) cachet on coverTianwen-1 "course trajectory maneuver"
China (People's Republic)2020-10-10?(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverTianwen-1 course trajectory maneuver
China (People's Republic)2020-10-10?(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on coverTianwen-1 course trajectory maneuver
China (People's Republic)2020-10-10?(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on coverTianwen-1 course trajectory maneuver
China (People's Republic)2020-10-29?(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on coverTianwen-1 course trajectory maneuver
United States2021-02-10Ft. Irwin CA(Red Eagle) cachet on coverTianwen-1 "arrives in Mars orbit"
United States2021-02-24Ft. Irwin CA(Red Eagle) cachet on coverTianwen-1 "spacecraft enters Mars parking orbit"
China (People's Republic)2021-05-15?(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverTianwen-1 lander/rover lands on Mars


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