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
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?’.