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World Space Week

"The General Assembly declares 4 to 10 October World Space Week to celebrate each year at the international level the contributions of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition" 

UN General Assembly resolution, 6 December 1999

 
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65 Nations Celebrated World Space Week 2012

World Space Week 2012, which concludes today, achieved a huge scale according to reports from participating organizations around the globe.  So far, 526 events in 65 nations have been reported.  "We...

10 Oct 2012

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World Space Week 2012 Begins

UN-declared World Space Week 2012 begins October 4.  As of October 2, over 300 events in 40 nations were registered on the World Space Week web site.  Event organizers include: SUPARCO...

02 Oct 2012

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Executive Director Position Open

World Space Week Association announces the opening of the Executive Director position.  This is a part-time position of eight hours per week with starting pay of USD 500 per month...

25 Sep 2012

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WSW Tweetup October 4 with Buzz Aldrin and Bill Nye

WSW Tweetup October 4 with Buzz Aldrin and Bill Nye

World Space Week Association announces a World Space Week tweet-up on October 4, 2012 at the International Astronautical Congress in Naples, Italy.  The tweetup, using hastag #wswtweetup, begins at 1800 local...

12 Sep 2012

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Read the WSW Newsletter

Read the WSW Newsletter

The latest World Space Week newsletter is released.  Please click here to read it and please spread the word!  And don't forget to add your October 4-10 events soon to...

05 Sep 2012

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Celebrate World Space Week October 4-10

Celebrate World Space Week October 4-10

Join this year’s global celebration of space!  You are invited to hold an event during UN-declared World Space Week, October 4-10, 2012.   The synergy of simultaneous space events around the...

12 Jul 2012

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What Are You Doing For World Space Week 2012?

What Are You Doing For World Space Week 2012?

People around the world are already planning their activities for World Space Week 2012 (4-10 October). We recommend that our international network add details of these activities to the Events...

19 Jun 2012

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Celebrate Yuri's Night!

Celebrate Yuri's Night!

April 12 is Yuri’s Night, an annual celebration of the first manned spaceflight by cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin on 12 April 1961 and the launch of NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia 20...

11 Apr 2012

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World Space Week Activities Inspire a New Educational Programme in Bangladesh

World Space Week Activities Inspire a New Educational Programme in Bangladesh

A weeklong series of outreach and education activities held in Bangladesh for World Space Week 2011 (WSW 2011) has inspired the launch of an ongoing astronomy and space education project...

01 Mar 2012

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