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SES CEO Steve Collar Recognizes WSWA Sponsors March 11 in Washington

SES CEO Steve Collar Recognizes WSWA Sponsors March 11 in Washington

(Houston January 17, 2020) — Steve Collar, SES CEO and Honorary Chair of World Space Week 2020, will recognize World Space Week Association supporters on March 11 at the Satellite 2020 conference in Washington.  The awards event will take place 12:00 – 12:30 in the Unveiled Theatre in the Walter E. Washington Exhibition Center.  The event is open to all conference attendees.

Lockheed Martin, United Launch Alliance, Northrop Grumman, Elon Musk Foundation, and Thales Alenia Space are among those Mr. Collar will recognize for their support.   

UN-declared World Space Week, October 4-10 annually, will focus this year on the broad benefits of satellites to humanity.  Last year, World Space Week was celebrated with over 7,000 events for students and the public in over 90 nations. 

Funds will be used to promote the satellite industry and the many ways satellites improve life on Earth during World Space Week 2020.  For further information on sponsorship, please contact Mariam Naseem, World Space Week Association Vice President-Development,  

For information on attending Satellite 2020, the world’s largest satellite conference March 9-12 in Washington, please visit

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 2019, it was celebrated in over 90 nations with well over 7,000 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 and SES. The Association, founded in 1982, is one of the world’s oldest space advocacy organizations.

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