Ministry of Astronautics Industry

The Ministry of Astronautics Industry of the People's Republic of China (Chinese: 中华人民共和国航空航天工业部) was a ministry of the government of the People's Republic of China which is responsible for the management of research, design and production of rockets, missiles and spacecraft. The ministry was headquartered in Beijing. It existed from 1988 to 1993.

Ministry of Astronautics Industry
Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Hángkōng Hángtiān Gōngyèbù
Agency overview
FormedApril 12, 1988
Preceding agencies
DissolvedMarch 1993
Superseding agency
Jurisdiction People's Republic of China
Minister responsible
Parent agencyState Council
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese中華人民共和國航空航天工業
Simplified Chinese中华人民共和国航空航天工业


On April 12, 1988, the People's Republic of China merged its Ministry of Aviation Industry and Ministry of Aerospace Industry to form the Ministry of Astronautics Industry.[1]

In March 1993, the ministry was disestablished during the institutional reform of the State Council.[2] Its responsibilities were assumed by the China Aerospace Industry Corporation.


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ 第七届全国人民代表大会第七次会议关于国务院机构改革方案的决定. (in Chinese). 8 August 2006. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
  2. ^ Yao Xiaochen (姚晓晨), ed. (8 November 2008). 中国航空工业集团公司正式成立. (in Chinese). Retrieved 15 December 2019.