Earth Celebrates World Space Week

It’s a planet-size celebration! World Space Week 2015 is October 4-10.

Each year the global space community celebrates World Space Week, declared by the United Nations and recognized in over 70 nations. It’s the largest space celebration on Earth, and you’re invited!


#OTD 20 years ago, 1st discovery of a planet orbiting a sun-like star beyond our solar system: - @NASA

Apply to attend our Earth Science #NASASocial & go inside our flying lab Nov 11 in Seattle: - @NASA

Deputy Admin @DavaExplorer & @USDA planted @Space_Station sister seeds in the @PeoplesGarden: - @NASA

September was a busy month for @ISS_Research. Check out our latest @Tumblr post for a recap: - @NASA

Did you know that pics from @Space_Station can help developing countries affected by natural disasters? Watch & see - @NASA

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