Qian Xuesen is a great Chinese scientist. He was born in Hangzhou, China in 1911, He graduated from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1934 and left to study in America in 1935. He lived and studied for many years there. He first studied at the Massachusetts’s Institute of Technology (MIT) and later received his Master’s Degree. Then he went to California. In 1939, he received PhD in both aerospace and mathematics and stayed there to work on rockets and missiles. In 1955 he returned to China and became the director-general of Mechanics Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1956, he helped begin a programme to build China’s first rockets and missiles. From then on, he was in charge of China’s missile and rocket programme as well as its spacecraft programme. Qian Xuesen has won many international awards. In 1991 he was honoured in China as an outstanding scientist with outstanding achievements. 你说英语会考到？
He graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1934 and went for further studies in America, obtaining a PHD of Aviation. In 1995, he returned to China and was devoted into aero science and technology. In November 2009, he passed away in Beijing with the world recognized contributions as "Father of Chinese Aviation" and "King of the Rockets".