Galaxy Forum China 2018: Beijing

7 December (09:00 – 16:30) @ National Astronomical Observatories of China (NAOC), Beijing, China


ILOA Galaxy Forum China 2018: Beijing held 7 December 2018 on the eve of the Chang’e-4 launch to the Far Side of the Moon was an excellent event with 200+ attendees.

With themes International Human Moon Missions and Astronomy from the Moon, presentations were given by:

  • China First Astronaut Yang Liwei
  • Chinese Society of Astronautics Vice President Wang Yiran
  • NAOC Professor Suijian Xue
  • International Astronautical Federation President Dr. Christian Feichtinger
  • ILOA Director Steve Durst
  • ILOA Associate Dr. Yuki Takahashi
  • CMSA Director General of System Technology Dong Nengli
  • National Astronomical Research Institute (NARIT) of Thailand Prof. Dr. Boonrucksar Soonthornthum
  • NAOC Prof. Wang Jing
  • Kyung Hee University Prof. Dr. Chae Kyung Sim
    • And a presentation shared from Dr. Margarita Safonova of Indian Institute of Astrophysics

[Translated slide from Yang Liwei’s speech]

[Translated slide from Yang Liwei’s speech]