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February 22-28, 2016 / Vol 35, No 8 / Hawai`i Island, USA

19 Feb 2016, 21:07 UTC
February 22-28, 2016 / Vol 35, No 8 / Hawai`i Island, USA
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ILOA Galaxy Forum 21st Century Education and Partnership Development in Southeast Asia
The International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA) is hosting a variety of public Galaxy Forum events and private meetings across the Southeast Asia region this week. SEA is an increasingly organized association of 11 sovereign states with combined total land area of almost 4.5 million km2, population of more than 622 million people and GDP exceeding US$2.5 trillion (ASEAN, 2014). Galaxy Forum SEA 2016 Jakarta on February 24 is an ILOA collaboration with Among Putro SKYWORLD Indonesia, a private space/aerospace, astronomy and related science/technology institution located on a national semi-governmental cultural conservation, education and recreational park called “Taman Mini Indonesia Indah” (Wonderful Indonesian Miniature Park). It includes participation of the Indonesia national space agency LAPAN and the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand. Galaxy Forum SEA 2016 Kuala Lumpur on Feb 27 is organized in cooperation with the Space Science Centre at the National University of Malaysia (UKM) a multidisciplinary research institute conducting teaching at postgraduate level and research in the fields of Space Science, Space Technology and Applications, as well as Space Governance. The program includes a presentation by Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, the Malaysia Astronaut who flew ...

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