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MVA Architecture WG webinar – An Update on Moon Village Architecture Studies: An OASIS at the South Pole

October 04, 2021 @ 16:00 17:00 CEST


During 2020-2021, the MVA Architecture Working Group has been conducing a ‘case study’ of a potential ‘first human lunar outpost’ to be operational at the Moon’s south polar region by 2045. Significant progress has been made in these studies and will be reported at the upcoming International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2021) in Dubai. This webinar will provide MVA members a preview of the work-to-date that will be reported this fall. It will also discuss future plans for the study and the working group. A status report on the MVA Evolution Team (based in Japan) will also be presented. The webinar will comprise an overview presentations, followed by a working discussion involving the attendees.


  1. 16:00 – Introduction (J Mankins)
  2. 16:05 – MV Architecture Case Study Update (J Mankins)
  3. 16:30 – MVA Evolution Team Report (Y. Inatani)
  4. 16:45 – Q&A (All)


  • John C. Mankins (Vice President, MVA; Co-Chair, MV Architecture WG)
  • Dr. Yoshifumi Inatani (MVA Member of the Board; Co-Chair, MV Architecture WG)

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