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Call for SGAC IASC Asteroid Search Campaign 2020 (Find an Asteroid 2020)

Discover and name an asteroid! Form a team with 3 - 5 SGAC members and apply by November 5, 2020. The search campaign will take place November 9 - December 4, 2020. Scroll down to find out all details and how your team can participate. The Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) and International Astronomical Search Collaboration (IASC) are sponsoring a special asteroid search campaign during the month of November and December, which will run for 4 weeks from November 9th to December 4th, 2020. 

2020-11-16T16:41:40+01:00October 21st, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Space Medicine and Life Sciences – An Insight from the United States

The past decade has brought us to the miniaturisation of electronic components. This has dramatically reduced the cost to make satellites and has allowed smaller nations and companies to engage in space-related services and research. However, space research and exploration cannot be without its biological components. This webinar series aims to bring the latest space biological knowledge to students and young professionals.

2020-10-12T11:35:56+02:00October 16th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Member of the Month for September 2020: Yulia Akisheva

Yulia is part of Our Giant Leap, a new initiative at SGAC aiming to bring gender balance and foster inclusion in the aerospace sector. As part of the initiative, the team has organised the first post-pandemic face-to-face local event SG[France]2020.

2020-10-15T11:03:30+02:00September 29th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

The Hubble Space Telescope Turns 30: Three Decades of Science and Imagery

In April of 2020, we celebrated an important milestone in astronomy and science: the Hubble Space Telescope turned 30! While the mission is best known for its beautiful imagery of the cosmos, the telescope has also changed the landscape of space science and this anniversary marked an exciting time to consider what is to come in the field of astronomy in the coming years.

2020-09-11T18:04:29+02:00September 12th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Integration of AI-based virtual agents within the Space workforce.

Let's debunk some AI myths, discuss what space virtual assistants look like in 2020 and where the research is currently heading, addressing the limitations of this emerging technology.

2020-09-11T18:04:14+02:00September 12th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Diversity – a cornerstone of our SGAC activities

SGAC is led by young aspiring space enthusiasts, students and young professionals under 35 years old from different backgrounds starting their career in space. Our goal is to help solidify their voice and present their ideas to leading space institutions such as United Nations, space agencies, leaders in the industry and academia.

2020-09-11T18:02:09+02:00September 12th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |
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