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1st “China Graduate Future Flight Vehicle Innovation Competition” to Be Held in NWPU
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1st “China Graduate Future Flight Vehicle Innovation Competition” to

Be Held in NWPU

On the Morning of March 23rd, 2015, the founding conference of Organizing Committee of the First “China Graduate Future Flight Vehicle Innovation Competition” (hereinafter referred as to the “Competition”) & the First Plenary Session was held in the International Conference Center of Northwestern Polytechnical University (NWPU). Director assistant of China Academic Degrees and Graduate Education Development Center (CDGDC) Zhao Yu, the vice-president of NWPU Wei Bingbo and related unit leaders attended the conference.

The First “China Graduate Future Flight Vehicle Innovation Competition” is hosted by CDGDC, Children & Youth Science Center of China Association for Science and Technology (CYSCC), International Astronautical Federation (IAF), Chinese Society of Astronautics (CSA) and Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics (CSAA) and co-hosted by EU QB50 CubeSats Lower Thermosphere Sounding Consortium Board Committee and Chinese Radio Amateurs Club (CRAC). NWPU is the organizer of this year's Competition. As one of the competitions of 2015 “National Graduate Innovative Practice Activities”, the Competition, through the idea of “innovation changes the future” and centering on flight vehicle technology innovation and the theme of microsatellite, aims at improving graduates' capabilities of astronautic innovative research, combining theory and practice and solving engineering practical problems so as to cultivate inter-disciplinary and high-quality innovative talents in this field.

On behalf of NWPU, Wei Bingbo expressed sincere thanks to CDGDC for their guide and help on graduate education of NWPU, to all host units for their forward-looking vision, intimate coordination and cooperation, and to all related universities for their great support. He also addressed his sincere hope for the Competition achieving complete success with the joint effort of all parties.

Zhao Yu expressed warm congratulations for successfully holding the conference and establishing the Organizing Committee. She also fully affirmed NWPU's efforts and contributions as the secretary-general unit and the organizer of the First Competition. She also addressed her hope of improving the quality and level of the Competition, fully displaying the achievements of future flight vehicle innovation obtained by graduates and promoting the rapid development and progress of China's flight vehicle technology with high attention, active cooperation and unremitting endeavor of related graduate cultivation units.

The head of Science Popularization and Activity Department of CYSCC Wang Songguang and the Vice Executive Secretary of CSAA Xiang He respectively made a speech on behalf of the host units on the conference.

The conference examined and passed the member list of Organizing Committee and the following First Plenary Session examined and passed the Bylaws, Implementation Plan and member list of Committee of Experts of the Competition. This conference lays a solid foundation for the First “China Graduate Future Flight Vehicle Innovation Competition” to be held in the later August, 2015. It is believed that with the joint efforts of all parties the Competition will obtain plentiful and substantial achievements. (Guo Peirong from the Graduate School of NWPU)

(This news release has been checked and approved by Li Chunke, the minister of Graduate Affairs Department and the assistant dean of Graduate School of NWPU)

Photographs are provided by Guo Youjun.


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