Major General, Associate Professor, Dr. Pham Ngoc Lang, former Vice President of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology hold the position of President of Vietnam Aerospace-Space Association for the term 2020-2025.
On the morning of November 7, in Hanoi, the Vietnam Aerospace-Space Association (Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology) organized the 4th Vietnam Aerospace-Space Congress (VASA) Congress (term 2020 -2025).
Attending the meeting were nearly 150 delegates who are individual members and 31 collective members, a large number of scientists, experts, managers with extensive experience in the aerospace field, and relevant scientific fields.
The congress elected Major General, Associate Professor, Dr. Pham Ngoc Lang, former Vice President of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, former Vice President of Vietnam Aerospace and Space Association for the 2016-2020 term. the President of Vietnam Aerospace and Space Association for the term 2020-2025.
Speaking at the opening of the Congress, Professor, Dr. Phan Ngoc Minh, Vice President of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, said that the Association inherited and developed from the Aviation Science and Technology Association was established in 2005.
By 2010, at the second congress, the Association changed its name to the Vietnam Aerospace-Space Association. As a social, professional, non-governmental organization, the Association has the main mission of connecting individual and collective members who are active in the aerospace and aerospace sector. relevant area.
According to Professor, Dr. Phan Ngoc Minh, Aerospace and Space is an important branch in socio-economic development and defense-security consolidation, related to activities in the sky and space.
Technical means include, unmanned, unmanned, civil, military, controlled and unmanned missiles, satellites, spacecraft, balloon…
In the trend of socialization, the Association plays an increasingly important role, contributing to exploiting the great potential of the sky and space, serving socio-economic development, strengthening national defense and security.
The report summarizing the activities of the Association for the 2016-2020 term, Professor, Doctor of Science Nguyen Duc Cuong, Chairman of the Vietnam Aerospace Association said that in the 2016-2020 term, the Association of Aeronautics and Space Vietnam has actively organized activities including: mobilizing, gathering intellectuals, maintaining and developing the association organization, doing well in communication, knowledge dissemination, criticism, and assessment society.
In particular, the Association has achieved remarkable results in the fields of: Consulting, criticism and social assessment; scientific research and technology development …
In the term 2020-2025, the Vietnam Aerospace and Space Association will continue to improve its operational capacity, deepen its operations, practically and effectively; effectively deploy functions, key tasks, in accordance with the requirements and requirements of the practical situation.
The association gathers, gathers, and creates favorable and best conditions for collective and individual members to promote their potentials and capacities to contribute to the development of the aerospace industry through activities, and specific products.
The Association will continue to promote domestic and international cooperation to take advantage of and receive advanced scientific and technological achievements in the world; give priority to and promote the field of aerospace-aerospace application research, especially in key economic fields, security-defense fields.
At the congress, delegates voted to agree on the principle of research to establish the model “Vietnam Aerospace-Space Group” (VASA Group) under the form of 100% non-profit enterprise with the motto ” Nation – People – Members “.