KEYNOTE LECTURE 6: Space Launch Vehicle’s Development in China
Thursday 8, 09:30 – 10:00
Location: Beijing International Convention Center – Hall 2
Space transportation system is the foundation of developing space technology and ensuring the space activities, the carrier of large-scale development and utilization of space resources, as well as the important impetus to the development of national economy. China space transportation system started in 1960s and has made remarkable achievements with 50 years development. Currently, China space transportation system features with Long March (LM) series launch vehicles and Yuanzheng (YZ) series upper stages, including China’s new generation launch vehicles: LM-5 and LM-7. The future heavy launch vehicle and reusable launch vehicle (RLV) are under development to further enhance the capability and lower the cost to access space. China has a long history of international cooperation in space exploration. China has been willing to carry out international cooperation, to develop space technology and share the fruits with the world.
Deputy Chief Researcher, China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT)