SGAC Serbia

National Point of Contact
Milan Mijovic
Milan Mijovic
Dec 2012-Dec 2016
Nemanja Jovanovic
Mar 2014-Mar 2018
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In late 2012, Serbia got its NPoC at Space Generation Advisory Council. SGAC provides students and scientist an unique opportunity to get involved in the Space sector. Efforts are being made to bring space studies into many universities in Serbia.

Since Nikola Tesla, one of the world's finest scientist and researcher, Serbia kept providing the international community with a great number of scholars. Nikola Tesla is discoverer of radio and remote control, important for computer guided spaceships from mission control centers.  Nikola Tesla is the founder of radio astronomy and  in 1899 he recorded cosmic radio waves. Nikola Tesla signaled Mars by radio, he spent fifty years of his life to establish communications among of the planets by means of radio.

Next to Tesla's achievements, one should also mention Milutin Milankovic. One of his most famous, space related work, is "Canon of the Earth’s Insolation", which characterizes the climates of all the planets of the Solar system. The second contribution is the explanation of Earth's long-term climate changes caused by changes in the position of the Earth in comparison to the Sun, now known as Milankovitch cycles. This explained the ice ages occurring in the geological past of the Earth, as well as the climate changes on the Earth which can be expected in the future. He founded cosmic climatology by calculating temperatures of the upper layers of the Earth's atmosphere as well as the temperature conditions on planets of the inner Solar system, Mercury, Venus, Mars, and the Moon, as well as the depth of the atmosphere of the outer planets.

In the field of Law studies, in the 1970’s, Serbia got first Space law books, signed by domestic authors.

Unfortunately, Serbia does not have a National space agency. All space related projects are developed with the help of universities and ministries. Also, there is a great number of astronomical societies in Belgrade and in other parts of the country.


Young Space Activities Overview in Serbia

We are now in process of creating a common working space for all people who are interested in space sector. This means that we will join together people from different fields of study and provide them with a starting ground for their research.

We encourage students and other interested people to join and help build this network.


Country-Specific Events in 2015

24 - 26 April 2015

Nikola Tesla – History of the Future

The International ‘NikolaTesla – History of the Future’ congress will be held from 24th to 26th April 2015 in Belgrade’s Sava Centre, organised by the Ministry of Education, the Office of the Diaspora, the Museum of Nikola Tesla and the faculty of Electrotechnics in Belgrade. It will bring together world authorities from the different areas of science Nikola Tesla was engaged in, from physics and electrotechnics through to medicine and religion.

1 - 5 June 2015

Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition

European Regional Rounds for the 2015 Competition will take place in the Serbian capital, Belgrade. The event will be held at the Union University Law School Belgrade.


Interesting web links for the young generation in Serbia

Groups, People

About Milutin Milankovic
Astronomy in Serbia


Astronomical society Rudjer Boskovic
Research centre Petnica
Institute of comparative Law
Faculty of Law, University Union
Center for the Promotion of Science

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