Oct
4
Fri
World Space Week
Oct 4 – Oct 10 all-day

World Space Week is the largest space event on Earth. More than 5,000 events in over 80 countries celebrated the theme “Space Unites the World” in 2018. The 2019 theme is “The Moon: Gateway to the Stars.”

“The General Assembly declares 4 to 10 October 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”

UN General Assembly resolution, 6 December 1999

Jan
20
Mon
Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Jan 20 all-day

Portrait of Martin Luther King Jr. Credit: Nobel Foundation

“Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. Born in Atlanta, King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, tactics his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi helped inspire.” – Wikipedia

Oct
4
Sun
World Space Week
Oct 4 – Oct 10 all-day

World Space Week is the largest space event on Earth. More than 5,000 events in over 80 countries celebrated the theme “Space Unites the World” in 2018. The 2019 theme is “The Moon: Gateway to the Stars.”

“The General Assembly declares 4 to 10 October 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”

UN General Assembly resolution, 6 December 1999

Jan
3
Sun
Quadrantid Meteor Shower.
Jan 3 all-day
Jan
9
Sat
Moon at Perigee (15:39 MST).
Jan 9 all-day
Jan
10
Sun
Mercury 1.6° of Saturn.
Jan 10 all-day
Jan
11
Mon
Mercury 1.4° of Jupiter.
Jan 11 all-day