Navigation Links
PolyU Expert Makes First Space Tool for Lunar Exploration
Date:12/2/2013

(PRWEB) December 02, 2013

Following the launch of Chang’e-3 lunar probe in Xichang Satellite Launch Centre, the Camera Pointing System jointly developed by researchers of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) is now getting closer for landing on the moon’s surface. This sophisticated space tool which is carried on board of the spacecraft is the first Hong Kong-made and developed instrument being deployed for the country’s lunar exploration programme since its launch in 2007.

Joining this historical mission is Professor Yung Kai-leung, Associate Head of PolyU’s Department of Industrial and System Engineering, who is also an expert member appointed by China National Space Administration's Lunar Exploration Programme Centre for the third phase of China's lunar exploration programme. Professor Yung and his partner have a wealth of experience in making sophisticated space tools for different missions. These include the “Mars Rock Corer” for the European Space Agency’s 2003 Mars Express Mission, the Space Holinser Forceps for the then MIR Space Station, and the “Soil Preparation System” for the Sino-Russian Space Mission in 2011. All these space tools were made in the University’s well-equipped Industrial Centre.

China’s lunar exploration programme is broadly categorized into three phases by “Orbiting, Landing and Returning”. The first phase had already come to fruition, with both Chang’e-1 and Chang’e-2 satellites duly completing their mission. In the second phase, the Camera Pointing System developed by Professor Yung Kai-leung will be deployed for the current landing mission.

If the mission goes as planned, Chang’e-3 will first enter the orbit of the moon one day after the launch and then prepared for soft landing at 44.1° Latitude North of the moon, an area which is also known as Sinus Iridum or the “Bay of Rainbows”. After landing on the mo
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Renowned Master of Wine Jeannie Cho Lee Appointed Professor of Practice (Wine) by PolyU
2. PolyU Researchers Develop Novel Treatment for People with Hemiplegic Arms
3. Limiting polyunsaturated fatty acid levels in pregnancy may influence body fat of children
4. New Colored Polyurethane Medical Tape - Now Available Through Strouse
5. PolyU Introduces "Mathematics Challenge for Young Australians" for Gifted Students
6. PolyU Wins Top Prizes in Geneva’s Invention Expo
7. PolyU introduces International Design and Business Management Master Programme to Develop "T-Shaped" Professionals
8. PolyU and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences Launch Joint PhD Supervision Scheme for Management Students
9. PolyU Students Show Prowess in UAV Design Competition
10. PolyU Researchers Develop Novel Brain Training Device to Reconnect the Brain and Paralyzed Limb After Stroke
11. PolyU and Sichuan U Jointly Set Up China's First Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... (April 17, 2014) Two recent papers by ... and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments or ... fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses. , ... and molecular genetics at the School of Medicine ... Hughes Medical Institute, and colleagues recently published articles ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 2014U.S. military personnel who served in Iraq and ... brain injury (TBI) were compared to military personnel ... reasons. Differences in measures of overall disability, cognitive ... injury are reported in an article in ... Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... April 17, 2014-- Colic affects about one in five ... numerous pediatric visits during the first several months after ... symptoms was showing promise; however, the April 1, 2014 ... Sung, Valerie) reported on a study, "Probiotics and Infant ... L reuteri for infant colic did not ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Calif.) An international team led by researchers at ... complex, which plays a key role in cell division, ... This is the first time the complex has been ... make cyclin B1/Cdk1 an excellent target to control cellular ... The research was published online today in the journal ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... not uncommon these days to find a colored ribbon representing ... breast cancer. But what color ribbon does one think of ... designated color, for many suffering from the disease, black may ... University study consisting of lung cancer patients, primarily smokers between ... more light on the stigma often felt by these patients, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:CU researchers discover target for treating dengue fever 2Health News:Long-term effects of battle-related 'blast plus impact' concussive TBI in US military 2Health News:New study says probiotic use for infant colic is not effective in reducing symptoms 2Health News:Dual role: Key cell division proteins also power up mitochondria 2Health News:Unraveling the 'black ribbon' around lung cancer 2
... have alerted the public about toxic carrot juice supplied ... Canadians// due to the contamination caused by the botulism ... by Bolthouse Farms, nearly 10 Toronto Businesses continued to ... States nearly four were hospitalized after consuming the juice, ...
... may be governed by her ovaries according to a new ... Claire// showed that women put more time and effort into ... a woman’s clothes and makeup affected at that time of ... men and each other alter as well. ,Study's ...
... dengue fever grips the country, another viral disease chikungunya ... //have been reported across nine states. ,Though Delhi ... worst hit is Karnataka with over 756,028 suspected cases ... ,Maharashtra has 262,595 suspected and 679 confirmed cases. ...
... indeed a wake-up call to the food and drug watchdog, ... in the market. This has been put forth vociferously by ... advisory panel. ,A report enabled by The Institute ... the FDA with more manpower, finance and authority to be ...
... For Health Technologies Inc., makers of IntelliFill i.v.?, ... IV medications in syringes//, announced today that Children’s ... producing over three million syringes using the IntelliFill ... October 2002. The hospital’s inpatient pharmacy is currently ...
... Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, said today the Government must make ... to be truly effective in meeting the needs of ... were announced today by the Prime Minister, and the ... care. ,While the AMA is generally pleased ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Women’s Fashion Sense Linked to Her Ovulatio 2Health News:Medical Center Tops 3 Million IV Syringes Using IntelliFill i.v. Robotics 2Health News:Mental Health Package Regrettably Undervalues the Role of the GP 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds "China Orthopedic Instrument Industry ... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/MN46792 ) Benefiting ... China,s orthopedic instrument industry has ... size rising from 3.28 billion yuan in 2006 to ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014  Novation, the leading health care supply ... IT value-added reseller (VAR) national contracts that expand its ... services at lower costs. These include manufacturer product and ... initiative assistance and ongoing IT consulting support. ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , January 15, 2014 BreedIT Corp ... exclusive worldwide distributor of highly sophisticated agro-breeding solutions for ... 7, 2014, the Company,s board of directors appointed chemistry ... as its new member of the board. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 2Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 3New Novation Information Technology VAR Contracts Offer Significant Savings to Hospitals 2BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 2BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 3
... True/Flex Upper Extremity Intramedullary Rod System offers ... to conventional methods of rodding and plating. ... at the fracture site and enhanced healing4 ... to be easily inserted into the canal. ...
Interphlex Flexible Stablization Rods offer correction of Hammer Toes with a High level of Flexibility while maintaining correct toe length and shape....
The True/Fix Compression Hip Screw System offers a wide variety of plate and screw sizes available....
... Simple, cost-effective microfiltration for your transfusion ... also brings you an easy and ... of microfiltration for a variety of ... postoperative applications, autologous or homologous transfusions, ...
Medicine Products: