Chinese microsatellite manufacturer Shenzhen Aerospace Dongfanghong HIT Satellite Ltd. opened its doors to journalists recently to showcase its products in an effort to promote the export of its technologies.
Shenzhen Aerospace is one of China’s leading microsatellite manufacturers, with its satellites starting at U.S.$3 million. Shenzhen Aerospace offers communications, remote sensing, and environmental monitoring satellites, as well as technical testing services and maritime safety products such as drifters and tracking buoys for ocean research, shipping safety, and pollution cleanup.
“Our company specialises on R&D, design, assembly and testing,” said Ji Yue Ming, Shenzhen Aerospace’s deputy general manager.
Shenzhen Aerospace was formed over a decade ago and is located in one of China’s leading technology hubs. The company is considered to be a commercial leader in China in integrated electronic systems and standardized interface technologies for satellites in China, and has won several national awards for innovation and technical excellence.
“We have put together a team made up of some of the best professionals in the field; our young talent has experience building state-of-the-art simulation equipment,” Ji Yue Ming said.
Shenzhen Aerospace are well-known in China for their SY-4, XY-1, and MCX microsatellites, as well as the CAST10 and CAST20 systems. These systems have been built for the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) and the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC).
“We are recognised as one of the main players in the sector and have won several national awards for scientific innovation,” he added.