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2018-May-25, 01:33 PM
Zhang Kejian has been appointed as the new space agency administrator.


China's State Council has appointed a new head of the China National Space Administration (CNSA), with the position having been left unfilled since early in January.

The announcement that Zhang Kejian would take on the role was made on May 24. Zhang also becomes the head of the State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence (SASTIND), which oversees Chinese space-related activities, for which he was previously deputy.

Zhang was also installed as deputy of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), to which SASTIND is subordinate.