Activities

VNREDSat-1 satellite system handover ceremony

On September 4th 2013, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) and EADS Astrium Company – France, the general contractor, held a ceremony to hand over control of VNREDSat-1 to Vietnam for official operation and exploitation.

Space technology cooperation prospects between Vietnam and Japan

From August 25th to 29th, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) delegation led by Prof. Chau Van Minh, VAST president, paid a working visit to Japan to promote Vietnam-Japan strategic cooperation in space technology. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Anh Tuan, director of the Vietnam National Satellite Centre, also participated in the delegation.

30 years of scientific cooperation between Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology and the National Centre for Scientific Research

From April 3rd to 7th 2013, a ceremony to mark the 30 years of scientific cooperation between Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) and the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) took place in Paris. This first ever such event drew the participant of managers and scientists from VAST, CNRS and the Vietnamese Embassy in France. The VAST delegation led by Prof. Chau Van Minh, member of the Party Central Committee and VAST president, took part in the event.

Scientific and historical values of over 100-year-old Flora Museum

With a history of over 100 years, the Flora Museum under the Institute of Tropical Biology (ITB) under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) has great scientific and historical significance. The museum was established and developed on the foundation of a collection by French botanists. This collection is national property, including outstanding flora samples not only from Vietnam, but also different countries in the region. The museum serves scientists, postgraduates, students and all people who visit and study plants.

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