Dr. Mohammad Ebrahimi Seyedabadi, the Director General of Education and Training and Database Management Department of APSCO and Ms. Jessica Zhuang from the same department of APSCO visited the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) in Shanghai on March 6, 2018. Two meetings were organized during this visit to discuss the international cooperation and SSS-2A CubeSat project progress, respectively.
During the first meeting, Ms. Li Ping, Deputy Director of Global Affairs Office/Director of International Students Center of SJTU welcomed the delegation and stated that SJTU has always been closely connected with China Space Programs and focuses on the cultivation of talents; she also expressed her willingness to establish long-term cooperation on education and training programs with APSCO. Dr. Ebrahimi Seyedabadi thanked the University for inviting the delegation and then briefed APSCO activities and hoped that cooperation with SJTU on the education and training programs would be extended in near future.
The second meeting on SSS-2A Project was also attended by Prof. Huang Hai, from Beihang University as the Student Small Satellite (SSS) Project lead. Mr. Cheng Jiaojie, the Chair of School Board of School of Aeronautics and Astronautics of SJTU warmly welcomed the delegation. Then Dr. Mu Zhongcheng from SSS-2A team reported on the project progress, summarized the outcomes of PRR and PDR meetings and presented the future plans for CDR and beyond. After the presentations, Dr. Ebrahimi and Prof. Huang had a detailed discussion about the current status of the project with the SSS-2A Project team lead, Prof. Wu Shufan and his team. After discussion, Prof. Wu Shufan, thanked APSCO and Beihang University for the visit and expressed his interest in further cooperation on this project and also indicated that SJTU is willing to jointly organize the 3rd SSS Project Summer Camp in 2019.