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Information Session – World Space Week

When:
October 10, 2018 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
2018-10-10T16:30:00-06:00
2018-10-10T17:30:00-06:00
Where:
TBD - College of Engineering
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nova Pena
575-646-1631

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, World Space Week to be held each year from October 4-10. More than 3,700 events in 80 countries celebrated the benefits of space and excitement about space exploration. WSW consists of space education and outreach events held by space agencies, aerospace companies, schools, planetaria, museums, and astronomy clubs around the world in a common timeframe.

What are the goals of World Space Week?

·         Provide unique leverage in space outreach and education

·         Educate people around the world about the benefits that they receive from space

·         Encourage greater use of space for sustainable economic development

·         Demonstrate public support for space programs

·         Excite young people about science, technology, engineering, and math

·         Foster international cooperation in space outreach and education

WSW opportunities include: (scholarships, Internships, Full-Time Offers, Conferences, give virtual tour to ISS and see Earth from our satellites, etc.) in all organizations.


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