About World Space Week

World Space Week (WSW) is an important international event celebrated since 1999, according to a United Nations (UN) resolution. It fosters international cooperation in Space outreach and education, focusing on the contributions to the betterment of mankind. The week long celebrations held from October 4 to 10 of every year, commemorate two milestones in Space exploration; 4th October marking the launch of the first man-made satellite, Sputnik-1 in 1957 and 10th October marking the day on which the UN declaration for peaceful uses of outer Space came into force in 1967.

Events are open for Schools and Engineering Colleges in Chennai
Participate in the contests, win prizes and certificates from ISRO

Programme Schedule

Credited by Teja Balu, a 3rd year Mechanical Student of IIITDM-Kancheepuram and a 4th prize winner in International Autodesk Design for Space Challenge


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