Celebrate World Space Week – Oct. 4-10, 2011
Join educators and space enthusiasts around the world to celebrate World Space Week, Oct. 4-10, 2011. This international event commemorates the beginning of the Space Age with the launch of Sputnik 1 on Oct. 4, 1957.
World Space Week is the largest public space event in the world, with celebrations in more than 50 nations. During World Space Week, teachers > are encouraged to use space-themed activities.
To find NASA educational resources that can be used during World Space Week, visit the Educational Materials Finder:
To learn more about World Space Week, search for events in your area and find educational materials related to the event, visit