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Events of Interest: Week of October 1-5, 2012

Marcia S. Smith
Posted: 30-Sep-2012
Updated: 30-Sep-2012 09:23 PM

The following events may be of interest in the coming week.   Congress is in recess (except for pro forma sessions) until after the elections.

Monday-Friday, October 1-5

  • International Astronautical Congress, Naples, Italy, including meetings of the
    • International Astronautical Federation
    • International Academy of Astronautics
    • International Institute of Space Law

Tuesday-Wednesday, October 2-3

Thursday, October 4

Thursday-Wednesday, October 4-10

  • United Nations World Space Week, celebrating the beginning of the Space Age on October 4, 1957, the launch of the world's first satellite -- Sputnik -- by the Soviet Union

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