International Moon Day 2022: Why Moon Day is celebrated on July 20?

International Moon Day 2022 is celebrated on July 20 to commemorate the anniversary of the first landing on the lunar surface by humans. Read more about Moon Day theme, history, and why the day is observed?

International Moon Day is being celebrated for the very first time on July 20, 2022.

On December 9, 2021, the United Nations General Assembly recognized the proposal submitted by the Moon Village Association and several other groups within the organization.

The application to observe International Moon Day was submitted to the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA).

International Moon Day 2022 commemorates the anniversary of the first landing on the lunar surface by humans.

Neil Armstrong was the first human to set foot on the Moon as part of the Apollo 11 Mission.

On International Moon Day 2022, learn more about the day’s history, significance, and why July 20 is celebrated as Moon Day.

Moon Day or International Moon Day is observed on July 20. This will be the first Moon Day that will be celebrated by the global community.

The theme of the International Moon Day is ‘Lunar Exploration Coordination & Sustainability’.

During the 64th session of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), the Moon Village Association submitted an application that requested the designation of July 20 as International Moon Day.

The Moon Village Association is a non-government organization that was created in 2017.