Lunar Explorers Society awarded the Young Lunar Explorers Award

The Lunex award session at ICEUM9/ILC'07. Credits: Lunex

[Lunar Explorers Society Press Release - 25.10.2007]
The Lunar Explorers Society (Lunex) was awarded the Young Lunar Explorers Award at the 9th International Conference on the Exploration and Utilization of the Moon (ICEUM9), October 24th 2007. Lunex was nominated and elected as the winner of the award by the International Program Committee of IECUM9.

The prize was awarded to Lunex because of its work to involve young people in lunar exploration. In the last year Lunex has resumed its activities after a few years of inactivity, and has successfully organized workshops, tutorials, brainstorming sessions and conference sessions for young lunar explorers on several conferences around the world. It has also supported several young lunar explorers to attend the ICEUM9 this year.

About the Lunar Explorers Society:
The Lunar Explorers Society was founded in 2000, during the 4th ICEUM, ESTEC, the Netherlands. It is a international, non-profit space advocacy group, working for a permanent human presence on the Moon.
Lunex has recently revived its activities, and is quickly expanding its membership base among both young lunar explorers and more experienced professionals. More info is available on www.lunarexplorers.net.

About the International Conference on the Exploration and Utilization of the Moon:
The International Conference on the Exploration and Utilization of the Moon is an annual conference organized by the International Lunar Exploration Working Group (ILEWG). The conference covers all topics related to the exploration and utilization of the Moon, and has approximately 250 participants every year. More info is available on sci.esa.int/iceum9.