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Hong Kong Aerospace Technology Group Prepares to Launch First Satellite

5 Apr 2020, 18:00 UTC
Hong Kong Aerospace Technology Group Prepares to Launch First Satellite
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HONG KONG , April 3, 2020 (HKATG PR) — Hong Kong Aerospace Technology Group (HKATG) announced it aims to launch the “Golden Bauhinia No.1” low-orbit high frequency satellite in June from China . The planned launch marks an important milestone in the company’s “Golden Bauhinia” space remote sensing project.

The rapid development of international commercial aerospace makes it one of the most dynamic industries after the Internet, AI and 5G. According to the US Satellite Industry Association (SIA), commercial aerospace revenue was US$277.4 billion in 2018 and is expected to increase 10 percent per year.

Humanity is shifting from needing an aerospace industry to dependency; with the strategic and commercial value of space infrastructure becoming ever more apparent. As the modern aerospace industry takes shape, the value of orbit and spectrum base resources will become highly sought-after “space real estate.”

The strategic value of the aerospace industry has driven investment into commercial aerospace organizations in Europe and America; with the market value of commercial aerospace enterprises listed in the US continually reaching new heights.

HKATG is the first International Astronautical Federation’s member in Hong Kong . Mr. SUN FENGQUAN, Chairman of the Board of Directors of HKATG, said “the Greater ...

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