Vienna, Austria – (September 12, 2019) – The Moon Village Association (MVA) aims to encourage peaceful, co-operative global exploration and settlement of the Moon. The general public is an important stakeholder of the MVA, so proposing activities that interest and inspire global citizens is a major step in getting them involved.
The MVA is now pursuing this aim through the development and launch of payloads to the lunar surface, fostering global cooperation and inspiring the public.
The first payload the MVA has chosen to develop will consist of one or more cameras delivered to the surface of the Moon. In addition to other scientific and commercial instruments, the camera(s) will have a significant cultural objective: they will look back at our planet with the goal to allow people from anywhere on Earth to experience the famous “Overview Effect.” The images will be distributed via the MVA website.(more…)