LSR Special Colloquium: A special talk held by Mr. Zhao Chuandong (趙傳東), Retired PLA Air Force fighter pilot and Astronaut
LSR special colloquium
Date: 19th Oct 2023
Location: LSR, Cyberport 4
Profile of Mr. Zhao Chuandong
Mr. Zhao Chuandong (趙傳東) is a Chinese pilot selected as part of the Shenzhou program. A fighter pilot in the People’s Liberation Army Air Force, he was selected to be an astronaut in 1998. He retired from the Astronaut Corps in 2014.
Content of the talk:
1. How to leverage the advantage of HK unique position under “One country, two systems” for aerospace?
2. How should HK nurture aerospace talent by leveraging China’s support or even contribute to China?
3. LSR is continuously striving in various space research areas. Can it collaborate and develop together with China?
3:30pm Welcome, intro to LSR and speaker by Prof. Parker
3:40pm Talk delivered by Mr. Zhao
4:10pm Discussion between LSR people and Mr Zhao, aka Q&A
4:30pm Causal chat, with wine and cheese
Audience: LSR members, students, postdocs, researchers, faculty professors and some local school students
Number of pax: around 40
Language: Mandarin (translator if possible will be provided)
ALL WELCOME (up to max of 40)
Kind regards and hope to see you at the LSR!
Please RSVP Scorpio (firstname.lastname@example.org) for catering and numbers by Monday October 16th at the latest.