With the links to the following pages, you have the opportunity to learn more about the World Space Wee, WSW.
World Space Week celebrates the contribution of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition. The first artificial satellite of the earth, Sputnik I, was launched on October 4, 1957, and on October 10, 1967 entered into force the Treaty of Space.
Since its declaration by the United Nations in 1999, World Space Week, October 4-10 annually, is the largest space event on Earth.
"The General Assembly declares 4 to 10 october World Space Week to celebrate each year at the international level the contributions of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition"
UN General Assembly resolution, 6 December 1999
This boutton brings you to the World Space Week (WSW) page
The first artifical satellite Sputnik I was launched on Octobr 4, 1957
Sputnik I was present as guest of honor at USKA HAMFEST 2017.
400 radio amateurs took part in this celebration, which took place on November 4, 2017, 60 years and one month after the launch of Sputnik I, in the Clin d'Ailes Museum. On this occasion, Claude Nicollier, HB9CN, received his diploma of honorary member of the Union of short wave Swiss amateurs (USKA).
The Outer Space Treaty, formally the Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies entered into force octobre 10, 1967