The World Space Week (WSW) is an annual international event that is held in several countries around the globe. Commonly, it is celebrated annually in the period 0f 5 – 10 of October. The WSW is supervised by the United Nations Office of Outer Space (UNOOSA), and it is officially defined as an international celebration of space science and technology and their contribution to the humanity. The WSW Association of UNOOSA has selected the Institute of Space Research and Aerospace (ISRA) to be the national coordinator of WSW in Sudan.
In October 2015, ISRA organized WSW 2015 in association with several relevant Sudanese entities, such as Physics Department and CubeSat Project group of University of Khartoum (UofK), Department of Aeronautical Engineering and Department of Physics of Sudan University of Science and Technology (SUST), Department of Astronomy of Omdurman Islamic University, Remote Sensing and Seismology Authority (RSSA) and the Sudanese Association of Astronomy. The event included lectures and seminars that took place at different universities. The final two days of the event included Space Exhibition at the Green Yard in Khartoum.
In October 2016, ISRA organized WSW 2016 in Sudan in association with Department of Physics of University of Khartoum (UofK), Department of Aeronautical Engineering and Department of Physics of Sudan University of Science and Technology (SUST), Department of Astronomy of Omdurman Islamic University, Department of Satellite of Future University and Sudan Academy of Aeronautics.