World Space Week 2016
World Space Week is an international annual celebration of space science and technology, observed during the week of 04-10 October. The commencing and concluding dates of world space week recalls two important dates in space history.
- 04 October, 1957: Journey to space started with the launch of the first man-made Earth satellite, Sputnik 1.
- 10 October, 1967: The signing of the treaty on principles governing the activities of states in the exploration and peaceful uses of outer space, including the Moon and other celestial bodies.