Citigroup Global Markets Inc.

388 Greenwich Street

New York, New York 10013


March 12, 2021




Todd Schiffman and Pam Long

United States Securities and Exchange Commission

Division of Corporation Finance

100 F Street, N.E.

Washington, D.C. 20549


Re: Athena Technology Acquisition Corp.
  Registration Statement on Form S-1
  Filed February 5, 2021, as amended
  File No. 333-252812

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen:


Pursuant to Rule 461 of the General Rules and Regulations under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Act”), the undersigned, for itself and the other several underwriters, hereby joins in the request of Athena Technology Acquisition Corp. that the effective date of the above-referenced Registration Statement be accelerated so as to permit it to become effective at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time on Monday, March 15, 2021, or as soon thereafter as practicable.

Pursuant to Rule 460 of the General Rules and Regulations under the Act, the undersigned advises that approximately 500 copies of the Preliminary Prospectus dated March 3, 2021 are expected to be distributed to prospective underwriters and dealers, institutional investors, retail investors and others.

The undersigned advises that it has complied and will continue to comply with the requirements of Rule 15c2-8 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

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  Very truly yours,


  Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
  By: /s/ John Eydenberg
    Name: John Eydenberg
    Title:   Managing Director


As Representative of the several underwriters






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