VIENNA, Austria (MVA PR) – By the Resolution 74/82 adopted by the General Assembly of the UN on 13 December 2019, at its 47th plenary meeting, the Moon Village Association (MVA) has been granted the observer status with the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UN COPUOS).
The 57th session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of UN COPUOS, which took place in Vienna on February 3 – 14, 2020, marked the first participation of MVA as an observer to UN COPUOS.
MVA President, Dr Giuseppe Reibaldi, presented on February 6th, a statement on the activity of MVA and made also a technical presentation on the results of the Moon exploration Global Survey. Both documents can be found on the UN OOSA and MVA websites (https://moonvillageassociation.org/copuos-stsc-february-2020-download-the-mvastatement-and-the-technical-presentation/).
The Moon exploration Global Survey, was conducted in cooperation with the World Space Week Association between September and December 2019, being the first survey, on a global scale, on the matters of Moon Exploration and Utilization. The survey was done both for adults and for kids, and was available in multiple languages. Interesting results were found and a new expanded global survey is proposed for 2020 in partnership with other ...