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Thilina Heenatigala
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Ever wondered how we communicate with spacecrafts in the Solar System? Follow +Europlanet  for latest in European planetary science. 

Source: https://eyes.nasa.gov/dsn/dsn.html
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We live in one of those tiny planets ;) #science  
 
'The orbit of the planets in our Solar System' via s-t-y-l-e-t-s.com Follow +Europlanet for latest in European planetary science.

#science   #planets   #planetary  
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Beautiful Venus and Earth via @WorldAndScience
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Vote for your favourite space stories of the year on Discovery News: http://pollin.co/4771sr7xlsc7gqb  
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Who wants to work with us! :)
 
Cardiff University, School of Physics and Astronomy outreach group invites applications from motivated undergraduate students for summer internship position to work on astroEDU: https://medium.com/@iauastroedu/summer-internship-with-astroedu-at-cardiff-86904810bd92

Apply soon! Deadline: 3 May 2015
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Learn about +European Space Agency, ESA's Asteroid Impact Mission that would travel to a binary asteroid system! 
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Apply to 'Rosetta: From Science Fiction to Science Fact' summer programme at Leiden Observatory, supervised by Pedro Russo! Open for European undergraduates or graduates. Plenty more summer research programmes at: http://www.strw.leidenuniv.nl/summerstudents/
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Can you spot Atlas? That speck of dirt you just can't wipe off your monitor
 
Your challenge: Find Atlas on the image. Hint: no, that's not a tiny dirt on your screen. http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/triple-play
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+European Space Agency, ESA introduced some of their best images in 2015 - What's your favourite? http://www.esa.int/Highlights/Year_in_images
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CNN's 'The Year in Pictures' features enhanced-colour view of Pluto captured by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft. What a beauty! http://edition.cnn.com/2015/12/03/world/gallery/year-in-pictures-2015/index.html
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UK Curriculum support. Cool! :D
 
astroEDU now has UK curriculum support for the activities thanks to our summer intern Emma Foxell: https://medium.com/@iauastroedu/uk-curriculum-support-for-astroedu-activities-23f13ad41d52#.7gyneax33
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Freelance Project Coordinator/Informal Astronomy Educator
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    Communications Manager, present
  • Astronomers Without Borders
    Project Coordinator, 2009 - 2012
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Galileo Teacher Training Program
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From now on, the 'Astronomy News and Events' updates will be compiled by the. IAU Office for Astronomy Outreach (OAO). The OAO was set up to

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