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Celebrating Women in Space this October 4-10

6,583 predominantly virtual events in 91 countries celebrated under the theme Satellites Improve Life

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World Space Week

More than 8,000 events in 96 countries celebrated “The Moon: Gateway to the Stars” last year. This year the theme is “Satellites Improve Life.” In 2021, World Space Week celebrates “Women in Space.”

“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

Satellites improve life – An interview for the World Space Week 2020 with the New Zealand Space Agency

Satellites improve life – An interview for the World Space Week 2020 with the New Zealand Space Agency

In 2020, we took the opportunity to learn more about New Zealand’s plans on using satellites to improve life.

In this interview, Dr Peter Crabtree, Head of the NZ Space Agency, Dr Sara Mikaloff-Fletcher, Lead Researcher for the mission and Steven Hamburg, Chief Scientist, EDF,​ talk with Haritina Mogosanu, Senior Science Communicator for WSWA and Country Coordinator for New Zealand about MethaneSAT, during World Space Week 2020.

WSWA Seeks Volunteer Relations and Participation Manager!

World Space Week Association (WSWA) seeks a Volunteer Relations and Participation Manager, to help support the Executive Director and the Global Team in their endeavors in leading the largest space event on Earth. This will be an unpaid volunteer position, and the...

WSWA Seeks Volunteer Graphic Designer!

World Space Week Association (WSWA) seeks a volunteer Graphic Designer to help support the Executive Director and the Global Team in their endeavors in leading the largest space event on Earth. This will be an unpaid volunteer position, and the Newsletter Manager is...

WSWA Seeks Volunteer Newsletter Manager!

World Space Week Association (WSWA) seeks a volunteer Newsletter Manager to help support the Executive Director and the Global Team in their endeavors in leading the largest space event on Earth. This will be an unpaid volunteer position, and the Newsletter Manager is...

World Space Week 2019 Events

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