In the KB "South" held a joint meeting of the Ukrainian-Chinese working group on cooperation in the field of space. Its aim was the preparation for the VI session of the Ukrainian-Chinese Subcommittee on cooperation in the space sector, which will take place in 2020.
Ukrainian-Chinese Subcommission on cooperation in the exploration of outer space for peaceful purposes was established in 1995. Long-term program of Ukrainian-Chinese space cooperation for 2016-2020 was approved at the Subcommittee meeting in April 2016 in Kiev.
the joint meeting of the Ukrainian-Chinese working group in KB "southern" discussion of the Program of Ukrainian-Chinese cooperation in the space field for the years 2016-2020, the work on the preparation of the draft Program of Ukrainian-Chinese cooperation in space in the years 2021-2025.
during the meeting the Chinese colleagues also visited new production facilities of KB "southern" – multi-centre testing of integrated navigation systems, Assembly workshop, and electrical testing of the spacecraft, additive manufacturing, electro-hydraulic benches for dynamic tests, computing center, a supercomputer, a complex composite materials and new technologies.
CB "South" was established in 1954 on the basis of the design Department of Yuzhny machine-building plant with the aim of creating for the Armed Forces of the USSR strategic missile complexes with ballistic missiles on high-boiling components of rocket fuel.
Today the state enterprise "Design Bureau "southern" them. M. K. Yangelya" is one of the most famous and internationally recognized scientific and design companies in the development of rocket and space technology.