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Multinational Consul Generals in Hong Kong will participate in the Grand Opening Ceremony

The Grand Opening Ceremony for the “Hong Kong Satellite Manufacturing Centre” and “Hong Kong Satellite Operation Control and Application Centre” is scheduled to take place at the Advanced Manufacturing Centre (AMC) of Hong Kong on 25 July 2023, the headquarters of the Hong Kong Aerospace Technology Group Limited (HKATG) where the Centres are located. Around 100 guests from the United Nations, international organisations, space agencies from different countries, well-known space enterprises, and academia will participate in this milestone, invitation-only event.

Mr. Gonzalo Sabate, Consul General of Argentina in Hong Kong, Ms. Elizabeth Ward, Consul General of Australia in Hong Kong, Mr. Amr El Henawy, Former Consul General of Egypt in Hong Kong, Mr. Amir Lati, Consul General of Israel in Hong Kong, Mr. Ong Siew Gay, Consul General of Singapore in Hong Kong, Mr. Eva Morre, Deputy Consul General of Belgium in Hong Kong, Mr. Stefan Bredohl, Deputy Consul General of Germany in Hong Kong will join the event and have an on-site visit to HKATG's Satellite Manufacturing Centre and the Satellite Operation Control and Application Centre, including the Assembly, Integration and Testing (AIT) facilities, Telemetry, Tracking and Command (TT&C) Centre, and the Satellite Data Application Centre. The Satellite Manufacturing Centre is believed to be one of the largest in the Asia-Pacific region. The guests will also discuss potential collaboration and prospects with HKATG to see how HKATG’s satellite facilities, technologies and applications can benefit the national and the world's space industry.

At present, the global demand for satellite manufacturing is increasing. The industrial satellite manufacturing industry, key satellite technologies, satellite launch services, satellite testing and operation control technology, and satellite data have become essential components of commercial aerospace. The grand opening of the ASPACE Hong Kong Satellite Manufacturing Centre and the TT&C Centre is of great significance for actively promoting the development of the global space industry and promoting global high-tech development and innovation.