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
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(Red 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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