Pre-9th Mission Idea Contest

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Call for abstracts - Guidelines

The 9th Mission Idea Contest Preliminary Workshop(PreMIC9) is seeking your brilliant and innovative ideas towards the advancement of Lunar exploration with micro/nanosatellites and rovers. We are seeking meaningful mission ideas that are innovative, affordable and technically achievable. The contest is open to all peoples, from all nations who have the technical ability and an interest to participate with no restrictions on academics, professionals, or team applicants. By participating in the contest, you will have the opportunity to expand and refine your knowledge, develop your career profile and network, and receive exposure for your ideas on a global platform. We strongly encourage academics who wish to enter the contest to use PreMIC9 as a teaching platform by forming a team with interested students.

Submission Process

  1. Abstracts (max 5 pages) submission are now open and must be submitted online.
  2. Please submit your abstract MS-WORD file through PreMIC9 website and send PDF file to MIC Office. (info[at]
  3. Abstract submission due is July 24, 2024.
  4. All submitted abstracts will be reviewed by a panel against the selection criteria.
  5. Selected abstract submissions proceeding to final presentation will be notified by September 10, 2024.
  6. Final presentation given on November 27, 2024.

Abstract templates can be found at Overview.

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