Mr. Yang Junhua, the Executive Member of the Organizing Committe, Vice President and Secretary General of the Chinese Society of Astronautics，and Ms. Gong Jinyu, the Member of the Organizing Committee, vice Secretary General of the Chinese Society of Astronautics met with Mr. Jiao Lizhong, the retired American astronauts (ethnic Chinese), Advisor of Heinlien Prize Trust and the second “Fly into the future - Space Exploration Innovation Contest in Asia” in Beijing Guangxi Hotel on April 8, 2009.
The two sides exchanged opinions about the publicity, organizing and developments of the contest.
Firstly, Mr. Yang Junhua thanked to Mr. Jiao Lizhong and Heinlein Prize Trust for their concern and support for the contest. They exchanged the views on the establishment of the organizing committee. Mr. Yang Junhua hoped he would continue to concern and support Chinese Society of Astronautics as ever and give suggestions to make the contest high level and characteristic to cause great attention and to attract more participants.
Mr. Jiao Lizhong spoke highly of the achievements of Chinese Society of Astronautics on the publicity and organizing of the contest. He expressed his willing to promote the developments of the contest and to find the young talent and make economical benefit in the field of commercial space activities for the benefit of humankind.