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China Manned Space Engineering Office

The China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO or sometimes CSME) provides engineering and administrative functions for the human spaceflight effort of the People's Republic of China. CMSEO is a special department within the General Armaments Department of the People's Liberation Army.[1] The office is headquartered in Beijing; The director of the office is Yu Tongjie.[2]

CMSEO is divided into eight subdivisions: astronautics; spacecraft development and operation; launch vehicle development and operation; launch site operations; telemetry, tracking and communications; landing; life support systems and space applications.[3]


  1. ^ "Is the Chinese manned space program a military program?". The Space Review. March 30, 2009.
  2. ^ "New Director for Manned Space Engineering Office" (in Chinese). The Paper. March 31, 2015.
  3. ^ "China's Manned Space Program Takes the Stage at 26th National Space Symposium". The Space Foundation. April 10, 2010. Archived from the original on April 12, 2010. Retrieved April 29, 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)

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