Astronomical activity on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the IAU
The first scientific event of the United Nations Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education for West Asia will kick off on Thursday, 10 October, at the International Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the International Astronomical Union, organized by the Regional Center for Space Science Education and the Regional Office for Astronomy in the Arab Region.
In cooperation with the Jordanian Royal Geographical Center, the Arab Union of Astronomy and Space Sciences and the Jordanian Astronomical Society, in 10th Oct. 2018 , RCSSTE and Regional Office for Astronomy in the Arab Region have celebrated the 100th Anniversary of the International Astronomical Union, entitled “Astronomy unites us under one sky”, aimed to spread awareness knowledge in astronomy to all of society from different countries. The event began with a discussion session with the Director General of the Emirates Space Agency, Dr. Eng. Mohammed Al Ahbabi, he welcomed the audience and expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Director of the Regional Center for his efforts in developing the center, then he talks about the UAE space program and their experience in space exploration, astronomy and technologies through many video shows. In the end of the event, the Director general with the guests visited the exhibition of astronomical photos captured by the members of JAS.