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  • Writer's pictureMatt Russell

#234 - The Space NextGen Network

Harriet and Matt are joined by Aerospace Engineer Jenna Tiwana to talk about the opportunities to get into all things Space. If you are looking for ways to get involved in Space then Harriet and Jenna's new venture in association with the BIS might be just the thing for you.

Jenna Tiwana is a Business consultant and Aerospace Engineer, Winner of the Association of Space Explorer's Award for best Individual Project relating to Human Spaceflight at the ISU while studying for her second Masters.

Jenna is currently

  • Co-Chair Lunar Commerce & Economics Working Group -Company NameMoon Village Association

  • Effective and Adaptive Governance for a Lunar Ecosystem (E.A.G.L.E.) Action Team - Space Generation Advisory Council

  • First Non-Japanese Member of SPACETIDE

Harriet Brettle is currently

  • Head of Business Analysis - Astroscalce

  • Chair of the Space Generation Advisory Council

Together they are working with BIS on a project called BIS NextGen Network.

The BIS NextGen Network aims to connect, inspire and empower students and young professionals in the space community. Through networking, events, and career development support, the NextGen Network will bring the next generation of the space community together.

If you are interested in getting involved with the NextGenNetwork, please email

Note: Non-BIS members are welcome to support the Network, however will not have access all the Network has to offer:

Other organisations mentioned in the show include

The British Interplanetary Society - Is a membership society that promotes the exploration and use of space for the benefit of humanity, by connecting people to create, educate and inspire, and advance knowledge in all aspects of astronautics.

Space Generation Advisory Council - in Support of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications is a global non-governmental, non-profit (US 501(c)3) organisation and network which aims to represent university students and young space professionals ages 18-35 to the United Nations, space agencies, industry, and academia. Headquartered in Vienna, Austria, the SGAC network of members, volunteers and alumni has grown to more than 15 000 members representing more than 150 countries.

The Planetary Society - Empowering the world's citizens to advance space science and exploration.

Scholarship opportunities:

Jobs and Career Support:

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