Florence Duveiller is currently a project officer at the French Defense Innovation Agency. Her role is to define the strategy of the use of nanosatellites by the French army. Starting from September 2019, she will join the CNES's Operations Division, where she will be part of the team in charge of mission analysis and operations of Earth observation satellites CSO (Optical Space component).
Gourav has been a highly motivated and active member of the strategic partnerships team. He has led the development of the SGAC jobs board, working with people across SGAC and beyond to bring great value to our members. He is incredibly hard working and dedicated - a huge asset to the team and to SGAC”
SGAC held elections in May to elect the next Regional Coordinator (RC) in the African Region. We are happy to announce the selection of Rania Toukebri (Tunisia) as the new Regional Coordinator for Africa.
In May 2018, the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Chinese Manned Space Agency (CMSA) announced a call for projects, open to all countries of the United Nations, to be flown aboard the Chinese Space Station in 2022. In total, 42 projects were presented from 27 different countries. From that, 17 were shortlisted at the beginning of 2019 and finally, last Wednesday during the general session of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, a list of the final 9 selected projects was disclosed; one of these selected projects was presented by six SGAC members from Peru, Colombia and Spain, in the Peruvian and the Spanish chapters of The Mars Society.
SGAC held elections in May to elect the next Regional Coordinator (RC) in the South American Region. We are happy to announce the selection of Santiago Enríquez (Argentina) as the new Regional Coordinator for South America.
SGAC held elections in May to elect the next Regional Coordinator (RC) in the European Region. We are happy to announce the selection of Eleonora Lombardi (Italy) as the new Regional Coordinator for Europe.
Dan works as the digital marketing manager for a global court reporting agency outside Washington, D.C. and is the Co-Coordinator of the SGAC Web Team. His responsibilities with SGAC include leading the website redesign, coordinating the creation and design of new content across the website, preparing the organization for GDPR compliance, and leading the creation of a Data Management [...]
The Space Generation Congress (SGC) is SGAC’s annual meeting in support of the United Nations (UN) Programme on Space Applications. Top university students and young professionals with a passion for space will travel from all around the globe to attend three days of the 18th SGC. Up to 150 delegates will enjoy an inspiring and resourceful engagement with their peers at the congress, held in Washington, D.C., on 17 – 19 October, 2019 prior to the 70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC).
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Ghanim Alotaibi Ghanim works as an engineer in Kuwait University the college of science responsible about a CubeSat project, and he is the Middle East regional coordinator for the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC). In addition, he is an analogue astronaut performing fields rotation at the Mars Desert Research Station simulating missions to Mars among an international crew, and he [...]