World Space Week  About World Space Week

 

 

 
 

 

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About World Space Week

 
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World Space Week

 
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World Space Week is an international celebration of science and technology, and their contribution to the betterment of the human condition. The United Nations General Assembly declared in 1999 that World Space Week will be held each year from October 4-10. These dates commemorate two events:

 

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  • October 4, 1957: Launch of the first human-made Earth satellite, Sputnik 1, thus opening the way for space exploration
  • October 10, 1967: The signing of the Treaty on Principles Governing the Activites of States in the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies.
 
 

World Space Week in Pakistan

 

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SUPARCO, as a national space agency has been regularly conducting WSW activities each year to increase awareness of space technology and to promote its peaceful usage amongst students and the masses in Pakistan since 2005.

This year, SUPARCO has extended WSW activities throughout Pakistan with the partnership of key educational institutions.

 

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