HAIKOU, September 18. /TASS/. Wenchang International Aerospace Forum 2021, one of the key topics of which was the promotion of international cooperation in the field of astronautics, kicked off in China's Hainan on Saturday, reported www.hinews.cn.
According to the news outlet, the event will last until September 20. It was organized jointly by the defense, technology and industry authorities of Hainan, Hainan University, the Wenchang International Space City Administration and the people's government of this small town in the northeast of the island, where China's southernmost cosmodrome is located. This important event was facilitated by the China National Space Administration (CNSA), China Corporation of Aerospace Science and Technology (CASC), China Corporation of Aerospace Science and Industry (CASIC), China Society of Astronautics (CSA) and China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT).
Among the main topics of the forum are the optimization of industry resources, the development of aerospace companies and the promotion of scientific and technical projects in the relevant field. The conference is dedicated to the accelerated development of industries using satellite technologies, the promotion of an innovative strategy in the field of space science and technology.
"The development of the aerospace industry is one of the key areas for the development of the Hainan Province," the organizers of the forum emphasized.
Hainan plays an important role in the implementation of China's national space program. Aircraft are periodically launched from the cosmodrome in Wenchang, including for the implementation of a project to build a Chinese orbital station. The space city in the northeast of the island is expected to become one of the world's leading centers for promoting international aerospace cooperation in the near future.