TRENDING Beijing Space Flight City stages warm celebration of China Space Day

TRENDING

Beijing Space Flight City stages warm celebration of China Space Day

People's Daily app

21:08, April 24, 2019

To celebrate the fourth China Space Day and the first anniversary of the media matrix "Our Space", Beijing Space Flight City staged a warm celebration on Sunday.

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Children perform at Beijing Space City in northwest Beijing on April 20, 2019. (Photo: People's Daily app)

On April 24, 1970, China joined the international space club when the Long March-1 carrier rocket launched the country's first satellite, Dongfanghong-1, into orbit. In 2016, the 60th anniversary of China's space industry, April 24 was set as China Space Day. 

This year marks the fourth Space Day, and the theme of this year's activities is "pursuing space dreams for win-win cooperation."

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(Photo: China National Space Administration)

There will also be over 200 events in other cities in China to celebrate the Space Day.

(Produced by Qiao Wai, Zhao Dantong, Yan Yiqiao and Zhang Jian)

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