A cosmic collaboration for gender equality: ESA supported the Our Giant Leap Hackathon 2023!

End of 2023, from October 28-29th, the #OurGiantLeapHackathon2023 took place in Montréal Canada (hybrid mode). Learn how the European Space Agency supported the Diversity and Gender Equality Project Group in this important event, from sponsoring 2 Young ESA teams to participate in the competition to involving ESA experts for mentoring sessions during and after the hackathon. The DGE PG looks forward to collaborating with ESA on more D&I activities in 2024!

2024-01-08T15:31:38+01:00January 5th, 2024|Tags: , , , , |

ISRO’s Chandrayaan-3 Mission Success: Women Shattering the Glass Ceiling

The Chandrayaan 3 mission made it possible for India to become the first nation to land a spacecraft on the south pole of the moon on August 23 2023, making that day historic. Discover the reaction of our Indian #Giants to this extraordinary mission, with a special tribute to the incredible women behind it.

2023-11-08T22:32:32+01:00November 8th, 2023|Tags: , , , |

Training like a parastronaut – a look into a unique first diving experience

Recently, our #DIVINAS member Tomas Ducai experienced his first underwater dive with a great instructor from Slovakia - Slovakia's one and only aquanaut Miroslav Rozložník! Paraplegic since birth, Tomas describes his feelings in this amazing parastronaut-like experience while he still prepares his selection for the next analog mission in the analog space habitat LunAres.

2023-08-26T01:43:28+02:00August 22nd, 2023|Tags: , , , |

Highlights of 2022 – Happy New Year 2023 with #OurGiantLeap

Happy New Year 2023! The Diversity and Gender Equality Project Group of SGAC is ready to jump into 2023, and we look forward to bringing you on board. In this blog news article, discover our highlights of 2022 and learn how you can get involved in our activities in 2023 - many opportunities are currently open!

2023-01-29T23:36:33+01:00January 29th, 2023|Tags: , , |

The third episode of the Our Giant Leap Podcast is out!

The Our Giant Leap Podcast (#RadiOGL) is a project from the Diversity and Gender Equality Project Group, brought to you by a team of five students and young professionals, volunteering for the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC). Its primary goal is to release podcasts to educate and raise awareness on the topic of gender equality and diversity in the space industry. The Our Giant Leap Podcast also aims at bringing visibility to professionals from the space sector, by letting them become potential future role models for the audience. On October 2nd 2022 the third episode, titled "Igniting Innovation: How Entrepreneurs are Changing the Space Domain" was released on Spotify!

2022-10-03T23:21:03+02:00October 3rd, 2022|Tags: , , |

Our Giant Leap at the International Astronautical Congress 2022!

Part of the Diversity and Gender Equality Project Group (also known as Our Giant Leap) team members will be attending and presenting at the International Astronautical Congress, which will take place in Paris (France) from 18 to 22 September 2022. Let's meet there!

2022-09-05T22:16:14+02:00September 5th, 2022|Tags: , , |

The second episode of the Our Giant Leap Podcast is out!

The Our Giant Leap Podcast (#RadiOGL) is a project from the Diversity and Gender Equality Project Group, brought to you by a team of five students and young professionals, volunteering for the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC). Its primary goal is to release podcasts to educate and raise awareness on the topic of gender equality and diversity in the space industry. The Our Giant Leap Podcast also aims at bringing visibility to professionals from the space sector, by letting them become potential future role models for the audience. On July, 28th 2022 the second episode, titled "Changing Orbits: How to Enter Space from a Different Domain" was released on Spotify!

2022-09-05T21:39:35+02:00September 5th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Celebrating Pride Month 2022 with Our Giant Leap

Every year, during the month of June, also known as “Pride Month”, the LGBTQIA+ community is raising its voice even louder all over the world. Embracing the visibility the LGBTQIA+ community is developing, this year we are adhering to this celebration. Especially since we now have a Research subteam focusing on working on making the aerospace sector more inclusive with respect to the LGBTQIA+ community. Throwback to our communication campaign on Twitter and Facebook!

2022-07-07T09:02:57+02:00July 7th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

The first episode of the Our Giant Leap Podcast is out!

The Our Giant Leap Podcast (#RadiOGL) is a project from the Diversity and Gender Equality Project Group, brought to you by a team of five students and young professionals, volunteering for the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC).  Its primary goal is to release podcasts to educate and raise awareness on the topic of gender equality and diversity in the space industry. The Our Giant Leap Podcast also aims at bringing visibility to professionals from the space sector, by letting them become potential future role models for the audience. On June, 15th 2022 the first episode, titled "Adding Stars to the Sky: How to Enter Space from an Underrepresented Background" was released on Spotify!

2022-07-03T12:40:36+02:00July 3rd, 2022|Tags: , , |
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