MVA activities at the 69th International Astronautical Congress, Bremen, October 01-05, 2018



Creating the Moon Village: First Results from the Drawing Board

Friday, October 05, 2018, 14:55 – 15:40

Location: Bremen Conference Center – DLR Hall


The workshop will feature MVA President and Vice-President giving an overview of the main lines of the Association’s activities (total 10 minutes).


This will be followed by a panel discussion (total 20 minutes), moderated by Oleg Ventskovsky, with selected presentations (about 3 minutes each) by two of MVA’s institutional members and two of the MVA working group leads, including both world-known and well-established space companies, start-ups and NGOs. They will describe their Moon-related activities and explain the preliminary results of the MVA working groups and their relevance for the implementation of the Moon settlement. Also, an official announcement of results of the International Moon Pitch Competition 2018, in cooperation with Newspace2060, will be made and first MVA awards given to the winners.


This panel will include audience participation with questions and answers for the panel (15 minutes).


Furthermore, MVA will hold a General Meeting on Thursday, October 04, 2018 from 12:00 – 13:00 in ÖVB 6.



  • 12:00 | Opening
  • 12:05 | Status of Working Groups
  • 12:15 |Status of Moon Market
  • 12:20 | Status of Global Network
  • 12:25 | Status of PR&Communication
  • 12:30 – 12:45 | Q&A
  • 12:45 – 13:00 | Signing Ceremony of MoU with World Space Week Association


More information:


Technical Presentations by MVA members:

  • Advancing the Vision of a Moon Village: Recent Progress”, on Monday, 01 October, 2018, Room Bremen 1 at 15:00
  • Governance Principles fostering the Moon Village Vision”, on Wednesday, 03 October, 2018, Room ZARM3 at 14:45
  • Moon Village Concepts & Design towards a sustainable and permanent human lunar base”, as above.

Technical Presentation on the Moon Village:

  • Benefit of a Japan-Australia Alliance within the proposed international Governance Structure for a Future Moon base”, on Monday, October 01, 2018, Room Bremen 1 at 15:00
  • Interface Standardisation for the Moon Village”, on Monday, October 01, 2018, Room Bremen 1 at 15:00