World Space Week, October 4–10

World Space Week to celebrate each year at the international level the contributions of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition by the declaration of United Nations General Assembly 4 to 10 October.World Space Week was celebrated in 54 countries and in space in 2007. A total of 435 events were reported in 244 cities, with attendance of over 377,000 and media audience of over 26,000,000. Events included rocket launches, school activities, exhibits, political events, and special events at planetaria around the world. Under the theme "50 Years in Space", many events of World Space Week 2007 celebrated the 50th anniversary of the space age which began with the launch of Sputnik I on October 4, 1957. 
In space, Bigelow Aerospace illuminated its Genesis spacecraft with the World Space Week logo and beamed photos that week to Earth.
World Space Week in Pakistan:
Pakistan Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) is also 
celebrating World Space Week 2012 in major 10  cities of Pakistan.

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