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The World Space Week (WSW) is observed on which of the following dates?

[A]. 3-9 October
[B]. 4-10 October
[C]. 5-11 October
[D]. None of these

Answer: Option B


The World Space Week (WSW) is observed from October 4 to 10 every year to celebrate science and technology, and their contribution towards the betterment of the human condition. WSW was declared by the United Nations General Assembly on December 6, 1999. The 2020 theme is "Satellites Improve Life." The dates commemorate the launch of the first artificial satellite, Sputnik I, on 4 October 1957 and the entry into force of the Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies on 10 October 1967.

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