Moon Village Association, SGAC Signed a MOU to Promote Space Outreach, Education

VIENNA, Austria, April 17, 2020 (MVA PR) – On 26 March 2020, the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC), represented by the Executive Director Clementine Decoopman, and the Moon Village Association (MVA), represented by the Education and Outreach Coordinator Aline Decadi, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The common goal is promoting space activities internationally, by developing cooperative activities around Outreach, Education, and create a balanced community in the fields of STEM/ STEAM.


SGAC Launches Space is Business Paper Competition

The Space Generation Advisory Council is pleased to announce its partnership with the IAF’s Entrepreneurship and Investment Committee (EIC) to organise and run the 2014 IAF-EIC/SGAC Emerging Commercial Space Paper Competition for Students and Young Professionals – $pace is Business!

The competition challenges university students and young professionals worldwide to develop new ideas and perspectives on opportunities and challenges facing space entrepreneurs and investors today.


SGAC, IAF Launch Space is Business Paper Competition

The International Astronautical Federation’s (IAF) Entrepreneurship and Investment Committee (EIC) in cooperation with the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) challenges young minds to think about the future, past and present of Entrepreneurship and Investment within the Space Sector and submit their views and analysis to this competition.

The content of papers may address any characteristics of Entrepreneurship and Investment in the Space Sector that you might regard as particularly interesting or important. Questions addressed may include:

  • What are the historic and/or current definitions and examples of entrepreneurship and investment?
  • What are the historic and/or current definitions and examples of public-private partnership models?
  • What are the real or perceived barriers, obstacles, or opportunities of entrepreneurship and investment?
  • What are the real or perceived factors that influence behaviors and public perceptions of entrepreneurs and investors?
  • Other topics can include a critical analysis of historical analogies comparing the development of past industries (e.g. other modes of transportation or other non-transportation industries) and the emerging commercial space industry.

For more information, click here.


Yuri Hearts Guy



Yuri’s Night wishes to officially express its strongest support for the upcoming Poetic Social Mission Event: Moving Stars and Earth for Water. This performance by the next private space explorer, Guy Laliberte, is scheduled to be broadcast live around the world Friday October 9th, 8:00 PM ET (12 AM GMT) during his stay on the International Space Station.


SGAC News: Win Trip to South Korea with Diamandis Scholarship

Win a trip to South Korea for SGC’09!
The Peter Diamandis SGC 2009 Scholarship

This award is selected by the Space Generation Congress (SGC) organizers and Peter Diamandis to award a delegate who demonstrates outstanding leadership, activity, and motivation prior to the Congress. In addition to sending a CV and applying for SGC (, the applicant must write a 500-1,000 word essay on how this year’s SGAC themes (Agency, Industry, Climate, Exploration and Peace) are important to the future of humankind’s progress in space. Applicants may focus on one, a couple, or all of the themes in their essays. Applications are due by Friday, July 31, 2009. This award covers airline ticket and the SGC registration fee.


Move an Asteroid, Win a Scholarship


There are only a few days remaining to win a scholarship to attend IAC’09 in Korea through SGAC “Move An Asteroid 2009” Competition!

“Move An Asteroid 2009” is an International Student and Young Professional Technical Paper Competition. The competition accepts individuals or team (maximum of 3 individuals) under the age of 33 to submit a 3-10 page technically detailed paper on a unique and innovative concept for deflecting an asteroid/comet with at least 50 metre of diameter.

Please visit for more information. The deadline for entries is 26th July 2009. The winner will be sponored to attend IAC and SGC ’09 in Daejeon, South Korea.

The entries should be send to