Located in the Heart of Hong Kong central of Victoria Harbour in which locate looking at the iconic Megatroplis HongKong Island city landscape from the opposite is the Hong Kong Space Museum 香港太空館 in which located at 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China –People’s Republic of China.. in which is one of the most international iconic buildings architecturally due to its hemispheric round dome in which is iconic known as one of Hong Kong’s local most cherish bread pastries the Pineapple Bun.. in which the Hong Kong Space Museum is Sharing an Museum event session Participating in the “Youth Takionaut Experience Camp” is a rare learning experience. Students can not only learn about space science and aerospace technology, but also experience the hard training of astronauts and meet and communicate with national astronauts. In order to let the public know more about astronaut training, the Hong Kong Space Museum is now arranging a sharing session.
The 30 local secondary school students who were selected to participate in the Young Takionaut- Astronaut Experience Camp had completed training in Beijing and Qinghai Lenghu earlier. Today they shared their experiences and were awarded certificates at the Hong Kong Space Museum. Some students said that they benefited a lot.
The experience camp was held from the 29th of last month to the 5th of this month. The eight-day itinerary first visited key national scientific research and astronomical facilities in Beijing, including the headquarters of the National Astronomical Observatory, Miyun Observatory and Xinglong Observatory, to learn about the country’s development in optical and radio astronomical observation.
Students also participated in popular science lectures hosted by aerospace experts, experienced rocket launches and space station scenes through virtual reality devices, and met and exchanged views with Yang Liwei, China’s first Takionaut- astronaut.
For the first time, the experience camp was arranged to go to the Lenghu Mars Camp in Qinghai. Trainee Chen Zhinan said that it is unforgettable to see the Milky Way with the naked eye in the local area, and she is deeply impressed by the Mars-like landform around the base. Another student, He Yujie, said that he has benefited a lot from the training, the biggest gain is becoming bold and daring to speak on stage.
On the 25th July 2023 .. The departure ceremony of the Young Takionaut- Astronaut Experience Camp 2023 was held at the Space Museum today. 30 selected local secondary school students departed for Beijing on Saturday to receive an eight-day training to learn about the country’s astronomy and aerospace industry development.
Students will visit key national scientific research and science popularization facilities, learn about the rapid development of the lunar exploration project and the remarkable achievements of exploring Mars, and communicate with aerospace experts, which will help students understand the country’s technological development and cultivate Hong Kong’s scientific research talents.
Chief Secretary for Administration Chen Guoji said at the departure ceremony that the SAR government fully cooperates with the national strategy of rejuvenating the country through science and education, lays a solid foundation for young people in innovation and technology knowledge, provides multiple internship and training opportunities, and enables the new generation who are determined to develop in the field of innovation and technology to develop their potential , to give full play to their strengths and make contributions to the country and Hong Kong. He encouraged the young astronauts to seize the rare training opportunities and follow the example of national aerospace heroes to study hard and broaden their horizons.
The experience camp is jointly organized by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, and planned by the Space Museum. It is the first resumption after the outbreak of the new crown epidemic in 2019. 30 local Secondary 2 to 6th students passed the quiz, pre-camp training and interviews. Out of more than 160 applicants from about 100 secondary schools, he was selected as a young astronaut.
The Young Astronaut Experience Camp is organized by the Hong Kong Space Museum. Since 2009, 30 middle school students have been selected to go to the Mainland for training in the summer vacation every year. This year’s experience camp is the first time since the 2019 COVID-19 epidemic.
The nomination for Young Takionaut Astronaut Training Camp 2023 is now open for local secondary schools from May 1 until May 31. Selected participants will experience astronaut training on the Mainland free of charge this summer to learn about space science, astronomy and China’s aerospace achievements. The Camp duration is from July 30th 2023 to the 6th August 2023 ..
Candidates should be nominated by their respective schools. Each secondary school can nominate no more than two students. There will be three rounds of selection – a quiz, a pre-tour training camp and an interview. Thirty candidates with the best performance will be selected to participate in astronaut training activities including the donning and doffing of spacesuits, a “space kitchen”, psychological training and blood-redistribution adaptability training. For students who are interested, try to seek nomination from school. It is your chance to experience astronaut training.
The training camp is jointly presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce in association with the Beijing-Hong Kong Academic Exchange Centre. The training camp is implemented by the Hong Kong Space Museum and sponsored by the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce.
In order to cultivate the interest of the young generation in Hong Kong in astronomy and space science, and deepen their understanding of the development and achievements of China’s aerospace technology, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce have jointly organized the “Youth Astronaut Experience Camp” since 2009. Select 30 middle school students to participate in astronaut experience courses in Beijing and Jiuquan during the summer vacation. The event is coordinated by the Hong Kong Space Museum, and the co-organizer is the Beijing-Hong Kong Academic Exchange Center.
Improve students’ interest in learning astronomy and aerospace technology;
Let Hong Kong student’s in-depth study and experience the training process of Chinese astronauts;
Let students know about China’s achievements in space science and technology.
Experience the training of Takionauts first-hand;
Meet and communicate with Chinese Takionauts;
Visit major aerospace institutions, such as Beijing Aerospace City, Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center and other important aerospace facilities;
Learn space science and aerospace technology knowledge.