Keep Space for Peace Week: International Days of Protest to Stop the Militarization of Space, October 1 – 8 2011

The Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space is calling for local groups to organize actions against the militarization of space.   They have organizing tool kits online for organizing your own action.   Check it out!

Keep Space for Peace Week

International Days of Protest to Stop the Militarization of Space


October 1 – 8 2011

  • Stop the Drones
  • No Missile Defense
  • End the wars & occupations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya
  • Bring Our War $$ Home
  • Convert the Military Industrial Complex

October 1-8
LOCAL ACTIONS (list in formation)

Albuquerque, New Mexico (Oct 5) Showing documentary Pax-Americana & the Weaponization of Space 6:00 pm at the Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice.  Contact Stop the War Machine at 505-268-9557 or

Albuquerque, New Mexico (Oct 8) Anti-war and use of space for war protest at the University of New Mexico bookstore plaza, Central Avenue.  Contact Stop the War Machine at 505-268-9557 or

Andover, Massassachusetts (Oct 3)  Vigil at Raytheon (where Patriot PAC-3 missile defense interceptors are made) at 7:00 am  For more info call 978-686-4418

Bath Iron Works, Maine (Oct 1) Vigil across from administration building on Washington Street, 11:30-12:30am Smilin’ Trees Disarmament Farm (207) 763-4062

Brighton, England (Oct 1) Symposium on ‘Power in Outer Space’ – How can human activity in outer space be understood in relation to social power? How can this social power be contested? Keynote speakers will be Dave Webb, Leeds Metropolitan University, and Peter Dickens, University of Cambridge, and Visiting Professor at the University of Brighton. More info available at:

Colorado Springs, Colorado (Oct 3) Bannering outside the west gate at Schriever AFB (home of the Space Warfare Center and numerous other Star Wars programs)3:30 – 4:30

Colorado Springs, Colorado (Oct 7) Congressional office visits (Bennet, Udall, Lamborn) presenting Stop the War petitions, 4:00 pm

Creech AFB, Nevada (Oct 9) Vigil at Drone testing base at Indian Springs,  noon-1:30 pm

RAF Croughton, England (Oct 1) Rally at U.S. communication base; March to main gate 1 mile – starts Croughton village 12.00 midday. Returns 3pm, Oxfordshire Peace Campaign,
Fort Mead, Maryland (Oct 9) The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore will visit the National Security Agency (NSA) at Fort Meade at noon. Contact Max Obuszewski at or 410-366-1637

Menwith Hill, England (Oct 4) “The Alternative Tea Party”  demonstration at U.S. NSA Spy Base from 6-8 pm. Contact  Campaign for the Accountability of American Bases

Menwith Hill, England (Oct 16) “A Guided Walk Around Menwith Hill” – 2nd day of the CND Annual Conference in Bradford

Nagpur, India (Oct 1)  Demonstration at 5 PM at the All India Radio Square jointly by the All India Peace & Solidarity Organisation, S.E.C. Railway Pensioners Assn,Pragatisheel Raillway Mahila samaj and the Indian Women for Peace & Development

Nagpur, India (Oct 2)  A Workshop on different types of space weapons including Drones

Nagpur, India (Oct 5)  A joint pogramme by the All India Peace & Solidarity Organisation, Indian Women for Peace & Development and the Matru Seva Sangh Institute of Social Work, 2 pm

Omaha, Nebraska (Oct 2) STRATCOM (Strategic Command), Offut Air Force Base, Kinney Gate, 2:30-3:30 pm,

Ridhora, India (Oct 3)  A talk and a rally of the Students at the Central India Management & Tehnology Institute, in the state of Madhya Pradesh

Tucson, Arizona (Oct 3) Vigil at Raytheon (where “missile defense” kill vehicles are made)

Valley Forge, Pennsylvania (Oct 8) Nonviolent resistance at Lockheed Martin, the world’s largest weapons corporation and space weapons contractor, 1- 2:30p.m. at  Mall & Goddard Boulevards, (behind the King of Prussia Mall)

Visakhapatnam, India (Oct 8) Workshop  “Everything on Weaponisation of ‘Space” at Visakhapatnam in state of Andhrapradesh.

Waddington, England (from Sept 3rd) “Ground the Drones” Peace Camp at RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, where a new squadron is being formed to fly killer drones direct from the UK. For details of the camp contact Yorkshire CND on 01274 730 795 or

Weld County, Colorado (Oct 8) Vigil at Nuclear Missile site N-8 in Weld County.  Car Pool leaves Colorado Springs at 8:30 AM, vigil at noon

Keep Space for Peace Week is co-sponsored by the Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (UK), Swedish Peace Council, Drone Campaign Network (UK), and United Against Drones (U.S.)

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