On October 4, 1957 the launch of Sputnik-1 marked the beginning of the Space Age.

To commemorate the event IKI hosts the Space Science Days — an annual special event for space scientists, students, and everyone interested in space.

Space Science Days — 2022

October 3–4, 8, 2022

Detailed schedule for October 3–4, 8.

IKI Doors Open Day October 8, 2022 poster (.pdf, 703 kb, in Russian).

Sessions were held offline at IKI premises (Moscow, Profsoyusnaya street, 84/32, Entrance A-4) and online and streamed live via YouTube.


Space Science Days are organized by Space Research Institute (IKI) and supported by the Russian Academy of Sciences, Ministry for Science and Higher Education of Russia, Roscosmos State Corporation.

Organizers and partners of Doors Open Day 2022: IKI, Space Pi project office, "In Charge For the Planet" Program, Innovation Support Foundation, "Education of the Future", Space Summer School, "Stratonautica", VoltBro.

Space Science Days are registered as an event of UN World Space Week on October 4–10 (Event ID: 54180).

IKI Doors Open Day is part of the All-Russian Science Festival "Nauka 0+"