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Central and South Asia

Teacher training workshop

Teacher training outreach for Astronomy and Science in Mongolia” Workshop was held at the National University of Mongolia, June 10-15, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Website School teachers were trained on hands on activities and lectures given by international astronomers. The training workshop created a platform for professional astronomers, space scientists, and …

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update: website, events, resources

List of resources and upcoming events are on the Project website Activities: August 2019, “The Elegant Universe and its Creation”, Hyderabad Science Society, Science and the City Meeting, Hyderabad (Talk & Q&A) August 2019, “The Indian Space Program”, Navodaya Leadership Institute (NLI), Rangareddy, Hyderabad (Talk & Q&A) July 2019, “Indian …

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Visit by UN Ambassador for Mountain partnerships

His Holiness Drikung Kyabgön Chetsang visited OAD project Astronomy for Himalayan Livelihood Creation led by Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE). The project has established Astro Homestays in the villages in the mountains.   The villagers, who have been trained in astronomy, showed His Holiness, Saturn and Jupiter through the recently installed …

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DAP project wins Techstars Global Startup Weekend in Pakistan

Team members of the DAP project founded a social enterprise called Cosmic Perspective, a sustainable and consistent platform to conduct Astronomy education and outreach in Pakistan in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. The idea was pitched at the Techstars Global Startup Weekend (TGSW) event in Lahore hosted by the …

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