World Space Week Celebrations at NRSC
In celebration of World Space Week NRSC Outreach Facility, Jeedimetla Campus and Exhibition Area, Balanagar Campus are open to Students from Oct 4, 2017 to Oct 8, 2017.
World Space Week (WSW) is an important international event celebrated since 1999, according to a United Nations (UN) resolution. 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. The celebrations are coordinated by UN with the support of Space Week International Association and local coordinators in various countries, based on a theme declared by UN, every year. The WSW event organisers are encouraged to explore, develop and apply this theme in all the programmes conducted throughout the week. It fosters international cooperation in Space outreach and education, focusing on the contributions to the betterment of mankind
World Space Week Association (WSWA) selects a theme for the upcoming World Space Week (WSW) to provide a focus of the activities and events that take a place throughout the world, during 4-10 October. WSWA is pleased to announce the 2017 World Space Week Theme: “Exploring New Worlds in Space”.
This year NRSC is planning to celebrate the WSW by organizing several lectures and outreach programs. As part of this NRSC Balanagar will have open day from Oct 4 to Oct 8 2017. Exhibition and many video clipping as well live demos will be arranged in the NRSC Exhibition Area at Balanagar during these days. They can also have interactions with the scientists.
All the interested Children along with teachers and parents are welcome.