World Space Week Association

Category: Association

Member since: 1997

 

It is an international celebration of science and technology, and their contribution to the betterment of the human condition. The United Nations General Assembly declared in 1999 that World Space Week will be held each year from 4-10 October.

These dates commemorate two events:

– 4 October 1957: Launch of the first human-made Earth satellite, Sputnik 1, thus opening the way for space exploration
– 10 October 1967: The signing of the Treaty on Principles Governing the Activites of States in the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies.

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