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GLEC2022: Space Role Models in Latin America

This week Powering Space attends the IAF Global Conference on Space for Emerging Countries GLEC2022 in Quito, Ecuador. This is the second edition of this space conference that specifically looks at the inclusion of emerging space countries in the global space industry. The first edition was held in Marrakesh, Morocco in 2019. Two pillars of … Continue reading GLEC2022: Space Role Models in Latin America

Where to blog?

A few days ago one of the regular #SciCommChat participants asked about where to publish science outreach blog posts: https://twitter.com/lorenzoni_nina/status/1514160527873826817 The following thread followed as a long answer to the simple question "Where to Blog"? Credit: @SciCommClub 1. Medium @Medium - as someone who has considered writing, and hasn't invested some time in creating a … Continue reading Where to blog?

The Elephant in the Room – Abuse and Harassment in the Space Sector

2021 saw several incidents of sexual misconduct, abuse and harassment in the space sector, some publicly, many not so much. Space professionals Caleigh MacPherson, Victoria Varone and Heather Morehouse saw a need for change and support, so the Astro Advocates & Allies Facebook page came to life. When planning an event on this topic, it … Continue reading The Elephant in the Room – Abuse and Harassment in the Space Sector