Geared to the national major requirements and great opportunities of aerospace science and space craft technology, the School of Aerospace Science and Technology (SAST) was founded in Xidian University on July 14th, 2013 with Professor and Academician Weimin Bao as the founding Dean in July 2013.

Academician Bao, as a distinguished Alumi of Xidian University, is also the director of Science and Technology Committee of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. SAST is comprised of three departments, i.e., the department of the measurement and control, the department of the guidance,