National Space Day
First Friday of may is celebrated as National Space Day. This day was started by Lockheed Martin in 1997, with the aim of inspiring youth to know about space and various aspects related to it, celebrating all the advancements that have been made so far in this field and also promoting STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields among youth. Space is one of the most mysterious and intriguing topic that makes people curious to know about it more and more. Since space has a lot to know about and to discuss so it gives a lot of space to explore it.
Importance of National Space Day
It is celebrated by doing various activities like learning about space missions, theories and facts related to it. People generally visit libraries, exhibitions, museum and watch space documentaries to observe this day.
From sending first human on the surface of the Moon to discovering water on Mars, science has achieved a lot to know about space. but this lot is actually nothing if we talk about certain facts. All the stars, celestial bodies and galaxies that we know about, so far, it’s actually just the four percent of the universe and rest ninety six percent is yet to be explored. So as universe is ever expanding, so is the study of it. There is a lot to learn and lot to study about.