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Headquartered in Shanghai, P. R. China since 1961, Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology (SAST) is a member institution of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) and comprises 23 affiliated companies. Spanning over 200 acres, it is one of the largest suppliers of advanced aerospace technology and air defense products in China. SAST has made significant contributions to the aerospace industry of China by taking a key role in the R&D of launch vehicles, satellites, space shuttles, deep exploration, air defense weapons, etc. SAST is equipped with distinguished technologies in system engineering, space propulsion, guidance control, space power-source, structure material, air defense weapons, etc. In addition, the core technologies are merged with civil applications. As a result, spin-out industries are formed in photovoltaic, vehicle lithium batteries, high-end auto parts, natural gas transmission and distribution, mechatronic equipment, composite materials, etc.
SAST has been exploring over 55 years in the fields of launch vehicles, satellites, multi-range air defense systems, manned spacecrafts, deep space exploration and lunar rovers. It is capable of providing the one-stop solution from launching to in-orbit service.
With persistent efforts of all the employees, SAST has achieved significant development, and has become one of the most competitive companies in the local and word market.
The world is changing fast, and SAST is also undergoing a thorough transformation, though still in the early stage, to adapt to the trend of times. What remains invariable, however, is the belief in high-quality products and comprehensive solutions for our customers. SAST has the resolution to make significant contribution to science and technology, and create aerospace civilization for human beings.