KEYNOTE LECTURE 3: China’s Chang’e-5 Lunar Probe and China’s Deep Space Exploration Mission

Wednesday 7, 15:30 – 16:00
Location: Beijing International Convention Center – Hall 2

This keynote lecture will focus on Chnang’e-5 lunar probe. China will fulfill the three strategic steps of “orbiting, landing and returning” for the lunar exploration project by launching the Chang’e-5 lunar probe by the end of 2017 and realizing regional soft landing, sampling and return. Through the lunar exploration project, topographic and geological surveys will be implemented and laboratory research conducted on lunar samples; geological survey and research as well as low-frequency radio astronomy observation and research will be carried out targeting the landing area on the far side of the moon for a better understanding of the formation and evolution of the moon. The lecture will also introduce the development and prospects of China’s deep space exploration programs.


Dengyun YU

Deputy Director of the Science and Technology Committee, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation



Weigang SEUN

Chief Engineer, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation