United Nations Champion for Space Scott Kelly talks about the value of international cooperation ahead of a special screening on 18 December 2017 of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", hosted by the US Mission to International Organizations in Vienna, in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs.


A message from United Nations Champion for Space Scott Kelly to the United Nations Environment Assembly 2017.


On the 50th anniversary of the Outer Space Treaty, test your knowledge of the Treaty with United Nations Champion for Space Scott Kelly.


Learn how space can be an invaluable tool for the Sustainable Development Goals and how the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and DigitalGlobe are working together.


A message for International Asteroid Day from Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs.


Former NASA astronaut Sandy Magnus on the need for more women in the space sector and the UNOOSA-UN Women "Space for Women" Expert Meeting in October 2017.

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Hear United Nations Champion for Space Scott Kelly and UNOOSA Director Simonetta Di Pippo discuss International Day of Human Space Flight and UNOOSA's work.


On Tuesday 7 February 2017, the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) hosted a "Space for Women" panel discussion on women and girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and the space sector in particular. This event was held in advance of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, which is marked annually on 11 February.

Speakers:
- Simonetta Di Pippo, Director, UNOOSA
- Laura Jamschon Mac Garry, Consul of Argentina in Vienna
- Sandy Magnus, former US astronaut and Executive Director, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
- Chiaki Mukai, former Japanese astronaut and Senior Advisor, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
- Minoo Rathnasabapathy, Executive Director, Space Generation Advisory Council


NASA astronaut Scott Kelly addressed the United Nations General Assembly during the 2015 Sustainable Development Summit which took place 25 to 27 September. In a video message that showed Mr. Kelly floating in inside the Tranquillity node of the International Space Station, he spoke about how beautiful and fragile the Earth appeared from space.


The UN Office for Outer Space officially launches its new website today. With easier navigation, improved access to information, and multimedia additions, this new website has been designed to better serve the Member States of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and to raise awareness of the work of the Office. Read more at www.unoosa.org


Bringing the benefits of space to humankind

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NASA Astronaut Benjamin Alvin Drew (STS-118, 2007 and STS 133, 2011) visited the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space for its 57th session in June 2014. The UN Office for Outer Space Affairs asked him questions that were sent to the @UNOOSA Twitter account.

The second question asked how his second mission differed from the first.


NASA Astronaut Benjamin Alvin Drew (STS-118, 2007 and STS 133, 2011) visited the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space for its 57th session in June 2014. The UN Office for Outer Space Affairs asked him questions that were sent to the @UNOOSA Twitter account.

The first question related to failure and how to overcome it.


During the 57th session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, two Astronauts on-board the International Space Station sent a message on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. In this message, Astronauts Steve Swanson and Reid Wiseman saluted the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and its rich history of promoting international cooperation in space for the benefit of people on Earth.