China In Space – The Science, Observation and Application Programmes with Brian Harvey

Date: 21 January 2023
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online via Zoom
BIS West Midlands | International | Online
Speaker: Brian Harvey
Date: Saturday 21st January 2023
Start Time: 14:00
End Time: 15:15
Venue: via Zoom
Brian Harvey will present a history, context and assessment of the Chinese space science, observation and application programmes.
Speaker – Brian Harvey
Brian Harvey is a writer and broadcaster on spaceflight who lives in Ireland. He is a long-standing member of the British Interplanetary Society and a contributor to the annual Soviet/China forum, Spaceflight and Space Chronicle. He has written a number of histories of the Chinese space programme, most recently China in space – the great leap (2nd, edition, Springer-Paxis, 2019), which has also been published in Chinese. In the course of its preparation, he met China’s first man in space Yang Liwei and first woman, Liu Yang. His most recent book, just published, is European-Russian cooperation in space – from de Gaulle to ExoMars (
Meeting Timetable
•13:55 – The meeting is available to join
•14:00 – Welcome
•14:05 – China In Space by Brian Harvey
•14:35 ish – Questions and Answers (we enable everyone’s microphone to allow an interactive Q&A session)
So, here’s the Plan/Joining Instructions!
1. Register for the Talk using the link below
3. Before the event, we will send you an email with the joining link for the meeting.
4. On the day, click meeting link (and follow the on-screen instructions to install Zoom if prompted)
Please Note:
The Conference Call and Q & A sessions will be recorded (which may capture your name, picture, voice or video) and made available via the West Midlands Facebook group and possibly via the BIS HQ website. You consent to this by registering for the Conference Call/Q & A sessions.