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International Day of the Universe


It always falls on the first Friday of May each year. This year it falls on May 3rd.



In 1997, Lockheed Martin Corporation created this day as a one-day event. The aim was to motivate American youth to study science and mathematics. Former astronaut and senator John Glenn expanded the Day of the Universe on International Day of the Universe in 2001 due to extreme popularity.

This day is dedicated to extraordinary achievements, benefits and opportunities in exploring and exploiting the universe. It is dedicated to spreading awareness of the mysteries of the universe with stars.

Sound travels from one point in the universe to the other by creating vibrations in molecules and atoms. Because there is no air, the universe is silent. No one can hear any sound in the universe.

NASA has also joined several times on this day to invite young people who want to learn something about space travel cosmonauts in their facilities at the Johnson Space Center.

The universe is estimated at 13.8 billion years.

The largest asteroid recorded is 600 miles wide.

Astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent 340 days at the International Space Station, was short-sighted.

About $ 12,000,000 is a NASA space suit. Most are spent on waste and oxygen systems worn on the back.

The aim is to support the mathematical, scientific, technological and engineering education of young people. This is to inspire them to pursue a career in science, especially in space. Throughout the day, events take place in schools, museums and planetariums. Scientific organizations provide information about historical memories.






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