The Space Generation Advisory Council is a global non-governmental, non-profit (US 501(c)3) organisation and network which aims to represent university students and young space professionals to the United Nations, space agencies, industry, and academia.



SGC 2012, Naples


The 11th Annual

Space Generation Congress



The 11th Annual

Space Generation Congress

The Global Space Congress for University Students and Young Professionals Interested in Today's Key Space Issues

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Lorenzo Campo, Research Fellow, The University of Florence
Mario Cosmo, Technical Director, Italian Space Agency (ASI)
Antonio Fabrizi, Director of Launchers, European Space Agency (ESA)
Marco Ferrazzani, Legal Counsel, Head of the Legal Department, European Space Agency (ESA)
Berndt Feuerbacher, President of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF)
William H. Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Directorate, NASA
Kiyoshi Higuchi, Vice President, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Yasushi Horikawa, Chairman of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space
Mendieta Jimenez, General Director, Mexican Space Agency (AEM)
David J.W. Kendall, Senior Executive Advisor to the CSA President
Michael K. Simpson, Executive Director, Secure World Foundation
Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Chairman of the Executive Board of the German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Badri Younes, Deputy Associate Administrator of Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) Program Office, NASA



Lorenzo Campo Mario Cosmo Antonio Fabrizi Marco Ferrazzani


Berndt Feuerbacher William Gerstenmaier Kiyoshi Higuchi Yasushi Horikawa Mendieta Jimenez


David Kendall Michael Simpson Johann Wörner Badri Younes



27 - 29 September, 2012

Ercolano, Naples, Italy

 The Space Generation Congress (SGC) is the annual meeting of the Space Generation Advisory Council held in conjunction with the International Astronautical Congress. Participants are top university students and young professionals with a passion for space who are selected from among applicants from our Space Generation international network. With SGC, SGAC aims to hone and promote the voice of the next generation of space sector leaders on the topic of international space development. SGC is proudly endorsed by the United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs.



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