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Numerous representatives of space agencies from Europe 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.

Representatives from the European region, including eight European countries, namely Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Romania, Spain, and one regional intergovernmental organisation, namely the European Space Agency (ESA), 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 representatives will discuss cooperation intentions and prospects with HKATG and explore how to promote the development and progress of the European aerospace industry by taking advantage of the satellite facilities, technology, and applications of HKATG.