Board of Directors Meeting

                Agenda World Space Week Association Board of Directors meeting 0900-1100 24 October 2019 International Astronautical Congress Room 149A Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC, USA 1) Call to Order and Introductions  2) Secretary Report  a) Minutes of the previous meeting b) Next Meeting 3) Treasurer Report 4) Nominating Committee Report 5) Executive Committee Report  a) Executive Director Report b) Officers’ individual reports  6) Bylaws Amendment 7) Other Business  a) 2020 Theme b) Other  8) Closing Remarks and...

Moon Village Association Survey about Moon Exploration

In 2019, humankind celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and of the first human step on the Moon. A revival of interest for the exploration of the Moon is also observed in the major space faring nations.

In the frame of a partnership between the Moon Village Association and the World Space Week Association, a survey about Moon exploration was prepared, which we are inviting you to take. The survey is available in different languages and for adults as well as for kids (10-18). Feel free to share on social media!

SES CEO Steve Collar to Chair World Space Week 2020

Photo courtesy of SES   June 12th, 2019 – SES and World Space Week Association jointly announced that SES President and CEO Steve Collar will be Honorary Chair of World Space Week 2020. “I’m excited to chair World Space Week, the biggest space event on Earth, as it focuses global attention on the broad benefits of satellite technology to humankind,” said Collar. “At SES, we always say that we do the extraordinary in space so that our customers can do amazing things on Earth. We believe passionately in the need for content and connectivity everywhere and this belief aligns perfectly with the focus of World Space Week. Space touches the human experience in so many ways and I am proud to help highlight the impact that we, as an industry, have today and will continue to have in the future.”   “We are thrilled that SES’s Steve Collar is using his voice as an industry leader to support World Space Week,” said Dennis Stone, Association President. “Over the course of his career, Steve has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to leveraging the ingenuity of the space industry to positively impact the lives and experiences of people in every corner of the globe. We’re proud to provide him with a platform to shine a light on the important contributions of this exciting field.” World Space Week is a United Nations-declared event held each year between 4-10 October. In 2018, World Space Week included 5,400 events in 86 nations. In 2019, World Space Week will feature the Moon, with astronomy groups globally focusing telescopes on our nearest neighbor. In 2020, World Space Week will...

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, it was announced today. “World Space Week 2018 had 45% more events than the previous year,” said 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,” he said. The World Space Week 2018 Annual Report was released today for presentation at the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space meeting now in Vienna, Austria.   “World Space Week showcases the importance of space and provides an opportunity to everyone to have their voice heard, no matter the age, gender or nationality,” said Maruška Strah, World Space Week Association’s Executive Director. Highlights of World Space Week 2018 included nationwide activities in Saudi schools, nationwide celebrations across Pakistan, and a rich diversity of events in such countries as Croatia, Syria, Ethiopia, Ireland, Nigeria, Romania, and Thailand, all celebrating the theme “Space Unites the World,” according to the Association. This coming October 4-10, World Space Week 2019 will celebrate “The Moon: Gateway to the Stars” in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the first human landing on the Moon and the importance of our nearest celestial neighbor in future space plans, the Association reported. About World Space Week The largest space event on Earth, UN-declared World Space Week is celebrated October 4-10 annually.  It is an international celebration of the contribution of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition.  World Space Week consists of...
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