المركز الإقليمي لتدريس علوم و تكنولوجيا الفضاء لغرب أسيا / الأمم المتحدة

Astronomical activity on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the IAU

نشاط فلكي بمناسبة 100 عام على تأسيس الاتحاد الفلكي بالمبنى الإقليمي للفضاء
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.