The “World Space Week” was declared by the United Nations (UN) in 1999 to show the advances in space science and its benefits to humankind. It is celebrated annually from 4/10 (lunch of the first satellite Sputnik 1 in 4/10/1957) and until 10/10 (Sign of the Outer Space Treaty at 10/10/1967).
This year (2014) the Theme is “Space: Guiding your Way” to show the extensive use and value of GPS navigation and space technologies. The Space Week includes many space activities and events around the world.
For more details on the events of Space Week follow this link: