Moon Village Association

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Welcome to the MVA

The Moon Village Association (MVA) has been recently created as non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Vienna. Its goal is the creation of a permanent global informal forum for stakeholders like governments, industry, academia and the public interested in the development of the Moon Village. The MVA fosters cooperation for existing or planned global moon exploration programs, be they public or private initiatives. It comprises of more than 600 participants to MVA activities from more than 65countries and 30 Institutional members around the globe, representing a diverse array of technical, scientific, cultural and interdisciplinary fields.

MVA partners with non-space organizations to promote international discussions and formulation of plans to foster the implementation of the Moon Village and is creating international, national and regional networks to engage civil society around the world.

MVA Value Proposition

The Moon Village Association delivers to its members, and also to the public:

  • A coherent vision of the Humanity’s future and the Moon, including government, commercial, scientific and individual opportunities;
  • Concise, value-added Information on global activities related to the Moon, including national programs, commercial opportunities, new technologies and governance-related developments;
  • Results of studies, modeling, research and meetings involving government, commercial  academic, non-governmental organizations and others – with particular focus on the longer-term future of humanity and the Moon;
  • Access to subject matter experts for educational, commercial and governmental purposes; and,
  • A forum for bi-lateral and multi-lateral discussions concerning cooperation and coordination of lunar related activities.

7th Global Moon Village Workshop & Symposium

Day 1 – December 7

Day 2 – December 8

Highlights

Recommended Framework and Key Elements for Peaceful and Sustainable Lunar Activities

The Recommended Framework and Key Elements is designed as a guide for well-balanced lunar projects and offers recommendations for how to implement safe and sustainable lunar activities through norm- setting, coordination, and management. It builds on principles established in international space law, relevant UN outer space treaties and soft law documents, and can be downloaded here:

PromoMoon Initiative 2024

The Moon Village Association and the leading Ukrainian space engineering company Yuzhnoye State Design Office are organizing the 3rd PromoMoon Initiative for Moon Village Generation in honor of Dr. Alexander Degtyarev.

Deadline: February 16, 2024

1st International Symposium on Moon Farside Protection: A Revolutionary Event in the Space Sector

February 12, 2024 | Events

1st International Symposium on Moon Farside Protection: A Revolutionary Event in the Space Sector
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Watch the Cultural WG & Lunar Human Physiology & Biology WG webinar: Microgravity and Human Health

January 29, 2024 | News

Watch the Cultural WG & Lunar Human Physiology & Biology WG webinar: Microgravity and Human Health
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Press Release: Moon Village Association, Harbin Institute of Technology, and Chinese Society of Astronautics Join Forces for “Moon Station 2050” Global Innovation Competition and International Moon Day 2024 Main Event

January 25, 2024 | News

Press Release: Moon Village Association, Harbin Institute of Technology, and Chinese Society of Astronautics Join Forces for “Moon Station 2050” Global Innovation Competition and International Moon Day 2024 Main Event
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The Space Renaissance Academy starts 2024 with a great webinar by Remo Rapetti: “The contribution of humanities and social sciences to space exploration” 

January 8, 2024 | Events

The Space Renaissance Academy starts 2024 with a great webinar by Remo Rapetti: “The contribution of humanities and social sciences to space exploration” 
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Press Release – Moon Village Association announces the Moon Market Annual Award

November 23, 2023 | News

Press Release – Moon Village Association announces the Moon Market Annual Award
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