World Space Week at UN COPUOS

Vienna, 11 June 2015 – As a permanent observer of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS), the World Space Week Association (WSWA) reports back the results of World Space Week annually. Executive Director Michelle Mendes represented the Association at the 58th session of UNCOPUOS in Vienna last week.

WSWA Executive Director Michelle Mendes speaking at the UN COPUOS

WSWA Executive Director Michelle Mendes speaking at the UN COPUOS

She made a technical presentation with details of the events organized during World Space Week 2014. The pdf of the presentation is available at the COPUOS website. You can also download it from our website here.

In addition, for the first time, the inaugural reception at COPUOS was jointly hosted by WSWA and Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC). Both WSWA and SGAC members and volunteers participated in the event.

Executive Director Michelle Mendes (WSWA) and Executive Director Minoo Rathnasabapathy (SGAC) at the COPUOS inaugural reception.  credits: Sujay Natson (SGAC member)

Executive Director Michelle Mendes (WSWA) and Executive Director Minoo Rathnasabapathy (SGAC) at the COPUOS inaugural reception. Credits: Sujay Natson (SGAC member)

 

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