Chinese aerospace expert denied visa by US, US scholars criticise: another political damage to science

Release time: 2024-01-11

The Chinese person who was denied a visa was Yu Guobin, Deputy Director of the Chinese Moon Exploration and Space Engineering Centre, who was scheduled to make a presentation on China's plans to develop the Moon and Mars at the "microsymposium58" seminar held in the United States on 19 March. It is learnt that the "microsymposium58" will be followed by a conference on lunar and planetary science. According to the organiser of the symposium, Professor Jim Head of Brown University, Yu Guobin has already received approval from the Chinese government to attend the symposium, however, the U.S. government in Beijing has not given him permission to attend the symposium.