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World Space Week

Coming October 4 through 10, World Space Week will be heralding International efforts in Space Science and Technology. With more than 1400 events 80 different countries world wide, this is the largest public space celebration on Earth! This year's theme...... Read More

Mike in Portugal

Astronomy education was the focus at the inaugural meeting of the Astronomy Education Alliance conference in Portugal the week of Sept. 8. From the classroom to public outreach and even space missions, all forms of astronomy awareness and education were...... Read More

Yin-Ju Chen - AstroArtist of the Month

This month's AstroArtist is Yin-Ju Chen whose primary medium is video, but her works also includes photos, installations and drawings. In the past few years she has focused on the function of "power" in human society, nationalism, racism, totalitarianism, collective thinking...... Read More

About AWB

Astronomers Without Borders is a global astronomy community. Astronomy enthusiasts, educators, and others worldwide come together in programs based on our common interest in astronomy.

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Global Astronomy Month 2015

Global Astronomy Month (GAM). organized each April by Astronomers Without Borders, is the world's largest global celebration of astronomy. GAM 2015 will bring new ideas and new opportunities, again bringing enthusiasts together worldwide to celebrate Astronomers Without Borders' motto One People, One Sky . See below for GAM programs and GAM-related news. Coming Soon: Program Schedule for a list of ALL GAM 2015 programs.
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The Day The Earth Smiled

Cassini 's portrait of Earth on July 19, 2013 The world watched on July 19, 2013, as NASA’s Cassini spacecraft snaps Earth's image from the far side of Saturn. With the brilliant light of the Sun blocked by Saturn itself, the ringed planet loomed large in the foreground, with Earth appearing as a very distant "Pale Blue Dot." “It was a day for all the world to celebrate,” said Cassini imaging team leader Carolyn Porco of the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colorado, who first recognized the unique opportunity to create this new view of Earth. AWB was proud to ...
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Google Hangout: Guests TBD

Date: 23 October 2014
Link: Google Plus
Get the latest on what's happening in AWB's community in a live interactive format.
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Astronomy education in Tanzania

Telescopes to Tanzania's campaign to bring quality science education has successfully completed the first phase of its project to build The Center for Science Education and Observatory. The campaign has moved on to the next phase on Indiegogo - the web's largest crowd-funding platform. Find out how to contribute on the Telescopes to Tanzania page.
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