Baku to host Space Generation Congress forum for the first time
The Space Generation Congress forum will be held for the first time in September this year in Baku, Nadir Atayev, a representative of Azercosmos OJSC , said on Thursday.
Speaking at an event themed “Space Generation (SG) Azerbaijan 2023: Women in space: problems and opportunities”, Atayev noted that the forum will be held jointly with the International Astronautical Congress.
“More than 150 representatives from more than 50 countries are expected to attend it. The forum will feature eight working groups on key issues in the space industry,” he said.
Besides, 75 scholarship programs and awards from SGAC (Space Generation Advisory Council) are envisaged, he added.
The main goal of the Space Generation (SG) Azerbaijan 2023 event is to provide young people with the opportunity to get an education in the space sector, choose a profession, and talk about the possibilities of the space sector.