Press Release – Moon Village Association and Space Renaissance International sign a Memorandum of Understanding

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Vienna, Austria – (November 9 2022)

On 9th November, 2022 during the Moon Village Association’s Workshop and Symposium taking place in Los Angeles, California, leaders of the MVA and of the Space Renaissance International announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for furthering their shared goals of researching the developments in the space sector.

The Memorandum of Understanding has the scope to start collaborating in a joint effort to promote space activities, science public outreach, education and international participation of space stakeholders into research in all subjects related to the development, use and further exploration of outer space.

Among the incoming activities for 2023, the two organizations agreed to work together, organizing webinars and/or conferences, at least, on a number of themes.

Deepening the philosophical theme of the Deep Space Effect, based on Frank White’s Cosma Hypothesis and enriched by the recent testimony of William Shatner. “An urgent strategical policy for space settlement”, a conference to be organized in Europe. Collaboration in Italy, between the MVA Italian session and Space Renaissance Italia (Italian chapter of SRI). Collaboration will also be developed, among some Space Renaissance Academy Committees and MVA Working Groups having similar scopes.

For more information about the Moon Village Association, please contact:

Glafki Antoniou                                                            
Management Support Officer and Public Relations
Email: gro.n1719057342oitai1719057342cossa1719057342egall1719057342ivnoo1719057342m@uoi1719057342notna1719057342.ikfa1719057342lg1719057342
For more information, visit the website at: .

For more information about Space Renaissance International, please contact:
Adriano V. Autino
Founder, former President and Strategic Director
Email: gro.e1719057342cnass1719057342ianer1719057342ecaps1719057342@onit1719057342ua.on1719057342airda1719057342
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About the Moon Village Association 

The Moon Village Association (MVA) is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Vienna, founded in 2017. Its goal is the creation of a permanent global informal forum for stakeholders like governments, industry, academia and the general public interested in the development of the Moon Village. The MVA is the assembling of all efforts from private industry, governments and others aimed to explore and use the Moon in a sustainable manner. The MVA fosters cooperation for existing or planned Moon exploration programs, be they public or private initiatives. It comprises more than 600 participants to MVA activities and 27 institutional members from more than 60 countries, representing a diverse array of technical, scientific, cultural and interdisciplinary fields. The MVA partners with non-space organizations to promote international discussions and formulation of plans to foster the development of the Moon Village, and is creating international, national and regional networks to engage civil society around the world. The Moon Village Association’s mission is unique, bridging together both spacefaring and non-spacefaring nations offering them the opportunity to play a role in its realization. There is no other organization on the international scene having such a mission.

About Space Renaissance International

Space Renaissance International (SRI) is an international non-governmental organization based in Italy, founded in 2010. SRI is dedicated to supporting, advocating for and promoting the peaceful civilian development and further exploration of extraterrestrial space; to expand the human realm into a solar civilization; and a social, economic and cultural renaissance that enables the aforementioned. SRI held 3 world congresses so far, in which the status of civilization was analyzed, congressional theses documents were discussed, amended and approved, and a final resolution was approved, including main recommendations related to space policy. SRI holds chapters and/or working groups in more than 30 Countries. SRI entertains partnership agreements with several space advocacy organizations, and is working with space institutions such as UNOOSA, the International Space University and the International Astronautical Federation, of which is a member.