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World Space Week

World Space Week, October 4-10 annually, is the largest space event on Earth. More than 5,000 events in over 80 countries celebrated the theme “Space Unites the World” in 2018.  The 2019 theme is “The Moon:  Gateway to the Stars.”

“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

SES CEO Steve Collar to Chair World Space Week 2020

SES CEO Steve Collar to Chair World Space Week 2020

Photo courtesy of SES   June 12th, 2019 - SES and World Space Week Association jointly announced that SES President and CEO Steve Collar will be Honorary Chair of World Space Week 2020. “I’m excited to chair World Space Week, the biggest space event on Earth, as...

World Space Week Association Podcast – About Asteroids 2019, Robert Jedicke

World Space Week Association Podcast – About Asteroids 2019, Robert Jedicke

Listen to scientist Robert Jedicke about the world of asteroids in 2019: ‘How do you grab an asteroid?’, ‘What is the Deep Space Gateway?’, ‘What is Planetary Defence?’, ‘How do we avoid Near Earth Objects collisions right now’, ‘Did life come to Earth on an asteroid?’, ‘Where were asteroids formed?’, ‘Omuamua’, ‘Sample return missions’, ‘How much wealth is there in asteroids?’, Who’s watching so that people will do the right thing?’ and many other topics, including our favourite, ‘What’s his opinion of the future of humankind?’.

World Space Week, Biggest Space Event on Earth, Grew 45% in 2018

World Space Week, Biggest Space Event on Earth, Grew 45% in 2018

The annual World Space Week celebration each October 4-10 continues to break records, with a reported 5,422 events in 86 countries last year, it was announced today. “World Space Week 2018 had 45% more events than the previous year,” said Dennis Stone, President of...

WSWA seeks Grants Proposal Manager

World Space Week Association (WSWA) is seeking a Grants Proposal Manager, to assist with funding of the largest space celebration on Earth.  The position of the Grant Proposal Manager will be a part time, voluntary position. The position can be performed from anywhere...

World Space Week 2017 Events

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