Zhuhai Aerospace Land – an ideal place for space exploration

Located in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, the Zhuhai Aerospace Land is the first of its kind in the region. The center has been gaining in popularity since its opening on January 20, 2023.

Zhuhai Aerospace Land opens its doors on January 20, 2023 in Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province. /CFP

Zhuhai Aerospace Land opens its doors on January 20, 2023 in Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province. /CFP

The center covers an area of around 42,000 square meters that consists of eight distinctive exhibition areas and 20 immersive interactive experience spaces. It covers the latest achievements in national aerospace, aviation, and other related fields, presenting a futuristic showcase blending science, technology and traditional Chinese aesthetics.

Visitors queue for an immersive experience at Zhuhai Aerospace Land, Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province. /CFP

Visitors queue for an immersive experience at Zhuhai Aerospace Land, Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province. /CFP

At the center, visitors can learn about astronauts’ workspace, living and sleeping areas, and experience aspects of an astronaut’s living and working environment. Through the use of AIGC technology, AR, VR, 4D movies, 4D games and other cutting-edge technologies in the AIGC Experience Area, visitors can choose to play the roles of “astronaut,” “scientist” or “captain,” providing them with a deeper understanding of the life and work of astronauts on the space station through an exciting and immersive experience.

Visitors take photos at an exhibition area at Zhuhai Aerospace Land, Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province. /CFP

Visitors take photos at an exhibition area at Zhuhai Aerospace Land, Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province. /CFP

In addition to nine commemorative medals, the aerospace center has also introduced a new series of collectible cards. With the cards, visitors will find a stamp machine at each of the center’s check-in points where they can collect their favorite seals to commemorate their journeys in space exploration.