Tuesday, October 21, 2014

United Nations Austria Symposium 2014

Nepal had a successful participation in United Nations/ Austria Symposium on “ Space Science and the United Nations”  Co-sponsored by European Space Agency  (ESA), Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), Austrian  Academy of Science, City of Graz, Austrospace , state of Styria,  Austrian Ministry for Transport Innovation and Technology from 22-24th September 2014. More than 50 participants, from 40 countries had participated on Symposium highlighted on arrays of topics on, Space Science activities and the possible role of United Nations. Suman Gautam from Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) and Pokhara Astronomical Society (PAS) had presented his paper on the examples of space science capacity buildings activities conducted in Nepal .The Symposium was concluded by discussing on the future space science activities in the framework of United Nations. All symposium participants had review the symposium and recommend a report for the implementation of future space science activities, which is discussed on the UN General Assembly on February 2105.The symposium was chaired by Werner Balogh from United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs.
Participants on the Symposium 

Sunday, April 6, 2014

ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM: Pokhara Yuri's Night Star Party

 To fill up the online registration please click the link below.

Pokhara Yuri's Night Star Party

Pokhara Yuri's Night Star Party is the special event going to be organized by Pokhara Astronomical Society in April 12, 2014 in Chhunumunu Ghar (In front of Pokhara Sub-Metropolitan City Office), Newroad Pokhara. Last year in 2013 the same event was organized in Prithvi Narayan Campus in April 12, which became very successful with the participation of 150+ participants. It is also the continuation of public outreach program designed by PAS to enhance the people about science literacy. Pokhara Yuri’s Night Star Party consist of series of very interesting events where people will enjoy the specialty of the night, wander with star gazing, eat, drink, sing and dance. This is the celebration of humanity in exploring the space for the very first time in April 12, 1961. A special night where people will enjoy the beauty of sky and the universe around the world and in Pokhara on the human achievement in space.

·       Presentation on Yuri’s Night and General Astronomy
·       Short movies and video shows about space and the universe
·       Live Night Sky Observation(using sky maps, telescope, projector)
·       Barbecue Party (snacks, soft drinks, etc)
·       Dance Party
·       Music and many more…….
Date: 12th April, 2014
Time: Sharp 1800 Hrs onwards                         Venue: Chhunumunu Ghar

Organizer                                                              In Association With

Pokhara Astronomical Society (PAS)             Chhunumunu Publication Ltd.
                                                                          Rotaract Club ofNewroad Pokhara

If you want to sponsor this event please see the link below.

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