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Pioneer Award: Bruno Sarli

My journey in the SGAC began in 2011 through a colleague that met with the SGAC director at the International Astronautical Congress. He did not know much about the organization at the time, but after a few minutes talking with the members, he came to realize that Brazil had no representation. Himself, he was over the age limit, but once [...]

2019-11-28T12:32:12+01:00October 1st, 2018|

Pioneer Award: Lauren Napier

My name is Lauren Napier and I have been a member of the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) since 2013. Before I became active with SGAC I didn't really know much about how to get involved in the space sector aside from working for a space agency or a space company. Having a background in communications and international relations I [...]

2020-04-09T22:24:06+02:00June 17th, 2018|

Pioneer Award: Chantelle Dubois

In April 2018 I was presented with one of the first SGAC Pioneer Awards to recognize my efforts and contributions to the organization. As I was handed the pioneer pin—a golden wreath encircling the SGAC logo—I reflected on the fact that it had only taken me four years to get here. I say that not as a dismissal on the [...]

2019-11-28T12:29:29+01:00April 15th, 2018|

Pioneer Award: Anthony Yuen

For the longest time, doing anything space related seemed impossible. My periapsis came and went in 2008 when I graduated from Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical and Space from the University of Queensland in Australia. Back then, I had successfully organised the Queensland Youth Aerospace Forum (the predecessor of the Australian Youth Aerospace Forum) and just came back with my [...]

2020-04-09T22:26:54+02:00April 15th, 2018|
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