Yang Hong

Chinese Space Station • Chief Designer

Hong YANG, born in 1963, is an expert in the design and engineering management of manned spacecraft systems, a researcher at the China Academy of Space Technology, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and an academician of the International Academy of Astronautics. He participated in China's manned spaceflight "three-step" mission and made breakthroughs in key technologies such as space rendezvous and docking and assembly control. He presided over the design and development of China's space station system, and completed the on-orbit verification, assembly and construction of key technologies. He has been awarded two Grand Prizes for National Scientific and Technological Progress, the Ho Leung Ho Lee Science and Technology Award, the Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Award, the National Innovation Award, the Chinese Youth Science and Technology Innovation Excellence Prize, Aerospace Achievement Medals, etc. He has published more than 50 papers and 4 books.