On the morning of December 19, the unveiling ceremony of Long March 5 carrier rocket model was held at the southern part of Weaponry Museum with NUST. Attendants include Party Chief Liang Xiaohong and Yin Qun from China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALVT) and Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NUST) respectively, some other special guests and student representatives.
It is said the model settling down in our University, 1m in diameter and 12m high, is one with the ratio of 1:5. The Long March 5 series of carrier rockets will improve Chinese space transportation capability to an advanced international level, which is able to satisfy the requirements of spacecraft launching in the next 20-30 years so as to lift China’s competitiveness in the international launching service market. For a long time, NUST and CALVT has cooperated closely and forged an in-depth partnership. Currently, nearly one hundred alumni from NUST has been working in CALVT.