What is World Space Week ?
World Space Week is an international celebration of science and technology, and their contribution to the betterment of the human condition. The United Nations General Assembly declared in 1999 that World Space Week will be held each year from October 4-10.
These dates commemorate two events:
- October 4, 1957: Launch of the first human-made Earth satellite, Sputnik 1, thus opening the way for space exploration.
- October 10, 1967: The signing of the Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies.
Goals of World Space Week ?
- Provide unique leverage in space outreach and education
- Educate people around the world about the benefits that they receive from space
- Encourage greater use of space for sustainable economic development
- Demonstrate public support for space programs
- Excite young people about science, technology, engineering, and math
- Foster international cooperation in space outreach and education
Who Should Join ?
Students, parents, professionals and anybody else of any age should join the event.
About the Event
The World Space Week is coordinated by the United Nations with the support of the World Space Week Association (WSWA). The WSWA leads a global team of National Coordinators, who promote the celebration of World Space Week within their own countries. Prof. Rajesh Dubey is a leading educationist and researcher in the field of astronomy, cosmology and space science. He will be explaining the students about how satellite technology can be used to track the pandemic situation by the help of students and educational institutes. He will be encouraging students for taking interests in the field of space technology and its applications.
Register to attend the 1hr event. A join link will be shared to the registered candidate only latest by 9-10-2020
Title :- “Satellite Based Monitoring and Live Tracking of Pandemics by Collaboration of Students and Educational Institutes”
Speaker :- Prof. Rajesh Kumar Dubey
Event ID :- 37086
Date of Event :- 10-10-2020
Time :- 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (40 minutes+ 20 minutes for interaction)
Platform :- Google Meet
Enrolled :- 200+
Attended :- 150+
Audience Age :- 10 yrs to 75 yrs
After Event Report- WSW-2020 with Prof. Rajesh Kumar Dubey
Hundreds of students, researchers, and young professionals joined and actively participated with Prof. Rajesh Dubey in the online webinar to celebrate WSW-2020. The details of the webinar:-
The event was dedicated to the enormous hard work and dedication of ISRO scientists and team members. In the one-hour webinar, Prof. Dubey discussed satellite launching and the functions of GPS. He added about the idea of collaboration of students and educational institutes in controlling pandemic by using live data feed to the satellite. The event was a huge success and developed an interest in young minds about scientific researches in the field of space and satellite technology.
Recommendations and Follow up
Recommendations regarding the proposed “Student Scientist Program (SSP), Student Satellite Launch and Student Satellite Control Unit (SSCU) are prepared by the research team and are shared with :-
ISRO, United Nations (UN), United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), United Nations Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS)