World Space Week 2018
Organizer: United Nations
Type of event: International Day
Target groups: educational authorities, general public, industry, learners, other, parents, policy makers, researchers, teachers
Topic: applied sciences, astronautics, astronomy, science education
Language of event: English
The United Nations declared in 1999 that the week from 4 to 10 October should celebrate contributions to space science and technology, generally referred to as World Space Week. In 2018, it is expected that more than 4,000 events will be organised for World Space Week in 82 countries, under the overarching theme “Space Unites the World”.