The Student Corner has been created for students and young people to submit questions or proposals to the MVA experts and have them answered.
The name and email are required only for the submitting the questions and will not appear publicly or used for any other purpose. You will not be contacted directly. You may use a parent’s email.
Questions and Answers
“Is DNA present on the moon?”
-DNA is present in living organisms in Earth, at the moment we are not aware of preexisting living organism on the Moon, and going back to the Moon is a great way of finding out! It is also possible that living organisms were transferred to the Moon with the multiple missions from Earth!
“Does Moon Village have any space medicine relative projects?”
-Not at the moment, but it is a possibility for a future project!
“What are the scopes of a planetary geologist in the present day space sector?”
-To study the composition of celestial bodies like, the Moon, Mars, asteroids etc. This is important mainly for scientific and commercial reasons, the latter particularly for the Moon.
“How do you plan on ensuring that benefits from using the Moon are equally shared?”
-Within the United Nations Committee of Outer Space, Legal Committee, has been set up a Working Group to define mechanisms to share resources in a mutilateral way. The WG should complete its activities in 2026, in time for the utilization of lunar resources.
If you are interested in lunar governance issues, join MVA and the Adaptive Governance WG.
Towards a Moon Village Presentation