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PolyU’s distinguished lectures by China’s space programme scientists

16 Jun 2021

Events Chinese Mainland Affairs Office | Communications and Public Affairs Office

Space programme scientists
The year 2021 has seen many important breakthroughs in China's space exploration endeavours. To share the development of the Nation’s aerospace industry and promote scientific spirit, the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR, the HKSAR Government, the China Association for Science and Technology, and Bauhinia Culture Holdings Limited, in association with the National Museum of China, and China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation have organised the Distinguished Chinese Scientists Lecture Series and invited leading space programme scientists to give seminars in selected Hong Kong tertiary and secondary institutions.

As the only tertiary education institution in Hong Kong with experience in international space missions, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is invited to host several lectures on campus on 23 and 24 June.


Venue: Jockey Club Auditorium, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom

Time  Speakers
23 June 2021 (Wednesday)  10:15 – 11:45am Qi Faren, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Chief Designer of Shenzhou spaceship
24 June 2021 (Thursday)  10:00am – 12:30pm

Xie Jun, Deputy Chief Designer of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System, Chief Designer of BeiDou's third-generation satellite

Zhang He, Executive Director of the Chang'e 4 probe project


You can view the lectures via livestream on the University’s YouTube channel. Please subscribe our YouTube channel prior to the events to watch the real-time broadcast.

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