At the negotiations in Beijing, possibilities were explored for cooperation to build, launch, and operate communications satellites.
The parties discussed potential cooperation to build, launch, and operate communications satellites. The RSCC delegation was briefed on the status and prospects of China’s space industry. They also toured the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST), including the Center for satellite assembly, integration and testing, as well as the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT) and its assembly facility.
From 2 - 6 December, 2014, an RSCC delegation was on a visit to the People’s Republic of China, and had a business meeting with China’s Great Wall Industry Corporation.
Founded in 1980, China China’s Great Wall Industry Corporation (“Great Wall”) is the foreign trade arm of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASTC). Great Wall is the only business entity authorized by the PRC Government to engage in commercial launches. The corporation is involved in building and in-orbit commissioning of satellites. Great Wall’ powers also include international cooperation in the field of aerospace technologies.