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Telescopes To Tanzania Campaign In Third Week

Our fundraiser campaign on the Indiegogo crowdsourcing website is going strong - passing the 10% funding milestone - and there already has been quite a bit of media coverage too which has helped get the word out. Thanks so much...... Read More

AWB Donation Thanks to OPT

The 10th annual Southern California Astronomy Expo , hosted by OPT Telescopes was a great event this year and a big one for AWB. A raffle of equipment donated by the attending vendors is always a highlight and this year...... Read More

AWB Founder on Planetary Radio

AWB Founder and President Mike Simmons was a special guest this month on the Planetary Radio show run by the venerable space exploration advocacy organization, The Planetary Society.  Tune-in here  to listen to the entire episode.... 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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Current Projects & Events

Telescopes to Tanzania

The future of children's science education in Tanzania is looking brighter than ever. Telescopes to Tanzania’s campaign to bring quality science education to the children of the East African nation is off to a fantastic start by raising $11,000 and successfully completing its first phase of building The Center for Science Education and Observator y. To build on this momentum and share our project with the world we are launching our next phase on Indiegogo - the web's largest crowd-funding platform. Your generous support has already been put to work by funding a pioneering Curriculum Development Workshop, just completed in ...
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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: 28 August 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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