World Space Week

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World Space Week is observed annually from the 4th to 10th of October every year. 

Important facts

  • In India, World Space Week 2022 is being celebrated in collaboration with the Indian Space Research Institute (ISRO) and Atal Innovation Mission (AIM).

  • During this, a National Space Quiz Competition is being organized to increase the interest of the school children towards astronomical knowledge and science.

  • It is dedicated to celebrate the contribution of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition.

  • In the year 1999, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) declared the World Space Week to be celebrated.

  • It commemorates Sputnik-1, the first man-made Earth satellite, launched on 4 October 1957.

  • The theme of Space Week 2022 is "Space and Sustainability" with a focus on achieving sustainability in space.

  • It is coordinated by the United Nations in collaboration with the World Space Week Association (WSWA), a non-profit organization.

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