Carlos Augusto Teixeira de Moura, Director of Brazilian Space Agency, paid a visit to Beihang Regional Center (BRC) on May 24th, and had a meeting with Jiang Hui, Director of the Department of International Cooperation of China National Space Administration, and Weng Jingnong, Executive Director of BRC and Dean of International School of Beihang University.
Weng Jingnong, on behalf of BRC, warmly welcomed Carlos on his visit, and briefed the overall development of Beihang in the fields of talent cultivation, scientific research and global cooperation in recent years. He also reviewed the achievements of the center in talent training and international cooperation with Brazilian Space Agency since its establishment, and welcomed more Brazilian students to study in China in the future.
In his speech, Carlos expressed his gratitude to BRC for cultivating a host of excellent space talents for Brazil. He noted that last year marked the 30th anniversary of China-Brazil space cooperation and he was glad to see the fruitful results of bilateral cooperation. He also hoped to continue to deepen the cooperation and friendship with BRC and achieve win-win development in the future.
Following that, both sides carried out an in-depth discussion around international education cooperation. Weng said that Brazil, as one of the member states of BRC, has made positive contributions to the development of the center, and he cordially invited Carlos to attend the meeting of regional center council and the fifth anniversary of the center to be held later this year. Carlos happily accepted the invitation.
After the meeting, Carlos met with the Brazilian students who are studying for their master's degrees in the center, learned about their study and life in detail, and encouraged them to cherish their time and devote themselves to scientific research, so as to inject new vitality into the construction of China-Brazil aerospace industry in the future.
During his stay, Carlos also toured the Beijing Air and Space Museum, video conference room for distance learning, library, classrooms, etc.
Up to now, a total of ten postgraduate students from Brazilian Space Agency have been recommended to BRC, of whom six students are currently studying at the center and four have graduated.
Reported by Cui Yizhuo
Reviewed by Weng Jingnong
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Lyu Xingyun