1. World Space Week is the largest space event on the Earth. More than 80 countries are participating commemorating the week this year
2. The World Space Week was launched on October 4, 1957. The date was selected to mark the launch of first human – made earth satellite, Sputnik 1
3. The theme celebrates the 50th anniversary of human kind’s first step on moon on 20 July, 1969. The theme sparks consideration of value of the Moon in human’s future space endeavors.
4. The World Space Week is the largest space annual event. It inspires students and educates public about space activity.
5. Also, it fosters international cooperation in space outreach and education. During the celebration of the event public are encouraged towards greater use of space for sustainable economic development.