Soyoung CHUNG

Korea Aerospace Research InstituteSenior Researcher

Ms. Chung is a senior researcher at the Strategic & Planning Directorate of Korea Aerospace Research Organization (KARI). She has previously worked at KARI’s Space Policy Division from 2009 to 2019. During this time she took part in numerous space policy studies and was seconded to the space office of the Ministry of Science and ICT as an expert. Currently, Ms. Chung serves as a coordinator for KARI’s research strategy planning activities. She also serves as a delegate for International Space Exploration Coordination Group (ISECG) and COPUOS. In addition, she is also a member of the KARI’s International Cooperation Committee and KARI Academy’s Education Committee. Ms. Chung has lived and studied in Asia, Europe, and the United States. Before joining KARI, she has worked as an intern at UNOOSA and UNESCAP and as a research assistant at the Space Policy Institute of the George Washington University. She was also an active member of SGAC and has organized and participated in the first few Asia Pacific Space Generation Workshop (AP-SGW). Ms. Chung has a Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering and a PhD Certificate in Science and Technology Policy.


International Astronautical Congress 2022

18-22 September 2022

Paris, France