Space for Humanity celebrates World Space Week 2018

Space for Humanity is delighted to be partnering with the World Space Week Association for World Space Week 2018, which runs from October 4-10.

The goal is to help celebrate the power of space exploration and the positive benefits that space can have to so many lives across the planet. The theme for 2018, is exploring how space can help unite people across the world – something which aligns strongly with Space for Humanity’s goal to democratize access to space.

As part of the global events, Space for Humanity will be taking part in celebrations in Hawthorne, California at the Los Angeles Ale Works on Friday October 5 – in association with Yuri’s Night LA and additional partners the Planetary Society and Columbia Memorial Space Center.

Speaking about the partnership, Space for Humanity’s Director for Strategic Partnerships Rachel Lyons said “The theme of Space Unites the World is very dear to Space for Humanity. This event is a wonderful start of our partnership with World Space Week. We’re excited to celebrate for years to come.”

President of World Space Week Association, Dennis Stone added “We look forward to working together to bring the world closer together through space. It is especially fitting to partner with Space For Humanity now because the theme for World Space Week 2018 is ‘Space Unites the World’.”


About World Space Week:

World Space Week Association (WSWA) is a non-profit organization with a mission of strengthening the link between space and society through public education, participation, and dialogue on the future of space activity using World Space Week as a focus. The Association works to encourage individuals and organizations to get involved with and focus attention on space related events during the week.

The long-term goal of WSWA is to sufficiently institutionalize UN-declared World Space Week such that it continues to grow throughout the world by itself. Programs of the Association include global expansion, support services, and educational programming.

About Space for Humanity:

Space for Humanity is a non-profit organization, founded in 2017, which aims to democratize access to space. Space for Humanity’s commitment is to help 10,000 global citizens experience the Overview Effect, the cognitive shift in awareness which happens when astronauts see our Earth from space.

The crews selected for missions will be both diverse and uniquely qualified to share their experiences with their broader communities and the world. Space for Humanity believes that through group experience and a diverse selection process, this can help many more people understand the positive value of space exploration and why we must look after Spaceship Earth.

For Inquiries:
Sarah Cruddas
Space for Humanity, Director of Marketing