China Manned Space Engineering Office


Logo of China Manned Space, the public brand of the China Manned Space Engineering Office

The China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO) provides engineering and administrative functions for the human spaceflight effort of the People's Republic of China. CMSEO is a special department within the People's Liberation Army General Armaments Department.[1] The office is headquartered in Beijing. According to China Manned Space Engineering Network, Yu Tongjie has succeeded Wang Zhaoyao as the director of China Manned Space Engineering Office, on 31 March 2015 .[2]

CMSEO is divided into eight divisions:[3]

  • astronautics
  • spacecraft development and operation
  • launch vehicle development and operation
  • launch site operations
  • telemetry
  • tracking and communications
  • landing
  • life support systems and space applications.


  1. ^ "Is the Chinese manned space program a military program?". The Space Review. Retrieved 30 March 2009.
  2. ^ "New Director for Manned Space Engineering Office". The Paper. 31 March 2015. Retrieved 6 May 2020.
  3. ^ "China's Manned Space Program Takes the Stage at 26th National Space Symposium". The Space Foundation. 10 April 2010. Archived from the original on 12 April 2010. Retrieved 29 April 2010.

External links

  • CMSEO website