On April 24, the opening ceremony of 2021 Space Day of China and the China Aerospace Conference was held in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. He Xinzhou, Vice Secretary of the Party Committee and Secretary of the Commission for Discipline Inspection of Beihang University, Academician Qi Faren, Honorary President of the School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering, and Academician Su Donglin from the School of Electronics and Information Engineering were invited to attend the event.
At the conference, over 20 teachers and students from the Office of Admission and Career Development, the School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering, the School of Automation Science and Electrical Engineering participated in several kinds of activities, such as academic discussions about industrial development and science and education popularization. In the Space Spirit High-end Forum, Academician Qi Faren delivered a keynote speech entitled “Passing on the Chinese Space Spirit and Building China’s Strength in Aeronautics”, during which Qi expressed his respect to Chinese pioneers in the Aerospace industry for their deep and pure love for our nation. Qi also educated young students that they should bravely face new challenges in the industry with the Chinese space spirit and fulfill the task to build China’s strength in Aeronautics.
Representative teachers and students from the School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering, an exhibitor in the forum, showed and shared the important developments and progress of APSCO and Beihang University Joint undefinedall Satellite Project for college students. During the process, He Xinzhou had in-depth and comprehensive communications with the teachers and students after listening to their presentation of the small satellite project.
Deng Yi, Director of the Office of Admission and Career Development of Beihang University, was invited to attend the theme activity “National Youth Space Science Education Forum and Principal Forum” of the China Space Day. Director Deng introduced the educational philosophy and application policies, as well as the Pilot Reform Program of Enrollment for Basic Subjects of Beihang University.
Yang Lijun, Dean of the School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering, took part in the CubeSat International Cooperation and Future Development Forum for College Students and discussed the chances and challenges of Space Universities CubeSat Challenge (SUCC) with the attendees as a special guest. Xu Ming, a professor from the School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering, was employed by the forum committee as a committee member and by Chinese Society of Aeronautics as an expert of Micro-Nano satellite science, to popularize knowledge of the aeronautics industry and contrive innovative ideas about talent cultivation.
Professor Guo Lei from the School of Automation Science and Electrical Engineering and Professor Li Huifeng from the School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering attended the Space Intelligent and Autonomous Control Forum, and the Intelligent Control Boosting the Development of Intelligent Rocket Academic Forum and the Academic Annual Meeting of Academic Committee of Siyuan Alliance.
Wang Weizong, Vice Dean of the School of Astronautic Science and Engineering, participated in the International Forum on Space Industrialization and Commercial Space Development at the China Aerospace Conference and the opening ceremony and the first plenary session of the Space Industrialization Committee of the Chinese Astronautical Society, offering advice on actively promoting the development of space industrialization.
As a comprehensive event with the greatest influence on Chinese aeronautics industry, the 2021 China Space Day was held with the theme of “Voyaging Into Space, Pursuing Dreams”.
Reported by Wang Zongwei
Review by Liu Rui
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Li Xueru