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    Title

    Contribution of Moon Village to Solving Global Societal Issues

    Description

    Moon Village is a concept that brings together efforts, world-wide, from the private sector, governments, academics and others to explore and use the Moon in a sustainable manner. Moon Village is a community of projects carried out by stakeholders from different fields (for example, technical, scientific, cultural, economic) working together. The implementation of the Moon Village has already started with missions and activities in line with its spirit, It is a major step forward for the peaceful development of humankind. Moon Village can offer a new start to humanity on the Moon and on the Earth by contributing to solve global societal issues. The session will discuss the contributions of the Moon Village to the solution of global challenges (e.g., energy, population, sustainable development, many others). How the Moon Village will support the understanding of the global societal issues and bring benefits to society on a global scale will also be discussed. The session will include also the identification of the related technologies that needs to be developed. The definition of a roadmap complementary to the UN Agenda 2030 will be also discussed.

    IPC members
    • Co-Chair: Dr. Giuseppe Reibaldi, Moon Village Association (MVA), Austria;

    • Co-Chair: Prof. Yu Lu, China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology, China, China;

    • Rapporteur: Ms. Paivi Jukola, Aalto University, Finland;