27 April 2009. ESPI received recently the visits of representatives from Japan and China discussing the status of European space activities and the prospects for cooperation.
Today, the General Manager for Technology in Great Wall Industries, Zhao Chunchao, met with representatives from the Austrian Space Forum (Österreichisches Weltraumforum, ÖWF) at ESPI. The representatives from ÖWF were Rudolf Albrecht and Manfred Steinkellner. Two weeks before, Norihiro Sakamoto, General Manager of the Space Division in the Society of Japanese Aerospace Companies (SJAC) together with Hiroshi Hank Yoshida, President/CEO of Excalibur Japan Corporation visited ESPI in order to exchange about the prospects for European-Japanese cooperation.
Zhao Chunchao, General Manager for Technology in Great Wall Industries (second from right)
with the representatives from ÖWF Manfred Steinkellner (second from left) and
Rudolf Albrecht (middle), translator (left) and ESPI Director Kai-Uwe Schrogl
Hiroshi Hank Yoshida (Excalibur Japan Corporation), Kai-Uwe Schrogl (ESPI),
Norihiro Sakamoto (SJAC), Wolfgang Rathgeber (ESPI)