The World Space Week is a project of the United Nations that takes place from october 4th to 10th every year. In this week we celebrate worldwide the development spaceflight and local projects are coordinated and presented.
The dates remind firstly on the start of the first space satelitte Sputnik on October 4, 1957, and secondly on the Outer Space Treaty that was set into force ten years later, on October 10, 1967. The UN website http://worldspaceweek.org has more information on this.
Now space-week.de serves for coordination of the german activities for the World Space Week 2010.
⇒ Read the invitation.