(Houston, September 1, 2021) — Ms. Lisa Callahan, Lockheed Martin VP and Honorary Chair of World Space Week 2021, recognized World Space Week Association supporters on August 26, at the Space Symposium in Colorado Springs.
Jacobs, SES, SpaceX and ASRC Federal were recognized for their great support of World Space Week.
UN-declared World Space Week, October 4-10 annually, will celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of women in the space sector and sciences, giving the next generation the opportunity to be introduced to female role models from all over the world under the WSW 2021 Theme “Women in Space”. Last year, World Space Week was celebrated with over 6,500 predominantly virtual events held in over 90 nations.
Funds will be used to promote space industry and the many ways women from all over the globe contributed to the development and progress of the space sector.
For further information on sponsorship, please contact Maruska Strah, World Space Week Association Executive Director – firstname.lastname@example.org
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 a myriad of space-related events held by space agencies, aerospace companies, schools, planetaria, museums, astronomy clubs, and others in a common time frame to achieve greater student and public impact through synchronization. In 2020, it was celebrated in over 90 nations with well over 6,500 events.
About World Space Week Association
World Space Week Association is the global coordinator of World Space Week. A volunteer-led, international non-government, non-profit organization, the Association is a permanent observer on the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. It is supported by voluntary contributions of sponsors including Lockheed Martin, Jacobs and SES. The Association, founded in 1982, is one of the world’s oldest space advocacy organizations.