Celebrating 20 years of
World Space Week

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World Space Week 2019:
The Moon,
Gateway to the Stars

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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.  

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The 2019 theme will be “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


WSWA Podcast – About Asteroids 2019: Robert Jedicke

30th of June is the International Asteroid Awareness Day. In this podcast we interviewed Robert Jedicke who is one of the world’s experts in asteroids. This is a collection of inspirational people, sharing their visions for humanity’s future in space — organised with the support of the the World Space Week Association.

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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.

“World Space Week 2018 had 45% more events than the previous year,” says Dennis Stone, President of World Space Week Association.  “We saw growing participation in Saudi Arabia, Mexico, and India, as well as across Europe and the United States.”

The World Space Week 2018 Annual Report was released for presentation at the United Nations Committee on the 2018 Peaceful Uses of Outer Space meeting in Vienna, Austria.  

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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 in the world. 

The application deadline is December 10, 2018. 

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World Space Week 2018 Broke Records

World Space Week, October 4-10, 2018 was celebrated at a record-breaking scale, as reported by World Space Week Association.

A total of 4,413 World Space Week 2018 events were reported in 93 countries as of today by over 3,000 organizations.

“These are all new records, and the numbers are expected to grow as reports continue to come in,” says Maruška Strah, the Association’s Executive Director.

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World Space Week Association signs Memorandum of Understanding with Moon Village Association

On October 4th 2018, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Moon Village Association (MVA) President Mr. Giuseppe Reibaldi, and World Space Week Association (WSWA) represented by President Mr. Dennis Stone, during the 69th annual International Astronautical Congress hosted by International Astronautical Federation in Bremen, Germany.

In the agreement, Moon Village Association and World Space Week Association agreed to support their mutual goals of internationally promoting space, astronomy and science, public outreach and education through participation and dialogue.

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