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Lunar Eclipses: What Are They & When Is the Next One?

Lunar eclipses occur when Earth's shadow blocks the sun’s light, which otherwise reflects off the moon. There are three types — total, partial and penumbral — with the most dramatic being a total lunar eclipse, in which Earth’s shadow completely covers the moon. The last lunar eclipse was on Sept. 27, 2015 and the next one will be on March 23, 2016.

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World Space Week Celebrations in Cyprus

The celebrations in Larnaca (Cyprus) started October 4, with an opening ceremony in the afternoon and a programme entitled ‘Discover the Sun’ that consisted of solar observations and a presentation and lecture in Greek, English and Russian. On October 7, a family programme entitled ‘Discover the Universe’ was held at Heliostalagmaties in the evening, with workshops, videos and telescope observations. On Friday (October 9), there was a presentation ‘Discover the Universe’ in Nicosia at the Personal Development Workshop at 5.30pm where there were also activities, including satellites and carton rockets. On Saturday (October 10), there was a teleconference with Jim Wiggins – a former NASA employee and researcher.

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Tusi-Bohm Planetarium WSW2015 Celebrations

The "World Space Week" was celebrated at Park Pulvar in partnership with Tusi-Bohm Planetarium, Shamakhy Astrophysical Observatory named after N.Tusi, National Geographic Azerbaijan and the organization "Young Amateur Astronomers".

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World Space Week Association -- Vacancy Announcement

World Space Week Association, global coordinator of World Space Week, seeks applicants for the paid, part-time position of Executive Director. This is a great opportunity to help lead the biggest space event on Earth while networking with the global space community.

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NASA Astronaut Greg Johnston celebrating World Space Week at the Ulster Museum, Belfast

The UK’s main launch event, with NASA Astronaut Greg Johnston, was held at Belfast’s Ulster Museum in Northern Ireland on the 3rd Oct, which began the week’s celebrations across the country.

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The "World Space Week" was celebrated at schools

Within the framework of the "World Space Week", specialists in astrophysics gave interesting lectures on space and astronomy to 300 pupils, studying at secondary schools in Baku and Sumgait, and to Circle members of the Ecological Training and Experience Centers.

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YYB North Bay World Space Week largest in Canada

World Space Week was embraced by a number of organizations in North Bay, Ont., with the first-ever celebration of the occasion in the city. Officially titled YYB North Bay World Space Week 2015, the celebrations ran from Thursday Oct. 8 to Saturday Oct. 10. Industry Day was hosted Thursday at Canadore College’s Aviation Campus and attracted 60 business leaders.

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International Space Station celebrates 15 years of human life in space

Continuous human habitation in space began 15 years ago, when three people stepped onto an orbiting laboratory that space agencies see as a springboard to Mars. The station has been continuously inhabited since November 2, 2000, and on Monday, to celebrate the anniversary, the current crew of Expedition 44 will talk live on camera.

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St John’s Public School Observes World Space Week

St John’s Public School observed World Space Week on its campus starting on October 9. The students were made aware of India’s role and developments in space research, exploration and travel. They were involved in India’s adventurous journey in space research and its reach by making drawings, paintings, and collage. Students also wrote articles on ‘India’s Space World’ to showcase their knowledge. The students’ art work was displayed during the World Space Week on the campus.

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World Space Week 2015 observed in BUITEMS

The World Space Week 2015 was observed at the Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS). The Space Week was arranged by the Directorate of University Advancement in collaboration with the Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO). The students from various schools participated in different activities arranged marking the Space Week.

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Himastron ITB Celebrated World Space Week By Astara Ganesha 2015

As a student association that studies Astronomy, Himpunan Mahasiswa Astronomi (Himastron) ITB aims to socialize Astronomy knowledge, thus participating in World Space Week 2015 via Astara Ganesha. 116 contestants had participated in Astronomy Olympiad that was split into three rounds, which are theory, data analysis, and quiz. Besides Olympiad, the contestants who are high school students also earned some insight concerning Astronomy field.

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World Space Week at SUST - Astronomy for All

A seven day long ‘World Space Week-15’ was observed at Shahjalal University of Science & Technology (SUST). Copernicus Astronomical Memorial of SUST (CAM-SUST) in association with NASA arranged the programme to celebrate the world’s largest astronomical event at SUST campus from 4 to 10 October.

Activities of CAM-SUST included a Rally, Fanoosh Utshob, Star Gazing, Cycle Rally, Bioscope, Astronomical Photo Exhibition, Movie Fest, Documentary Show, Candle Lighting & Seminar and Prize Giving Ceremony.

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Celebrate UN-declared World Space Week annually from 4 to 10 October #WSW2015
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Celebrating each year, at an international level, the contributions of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition -- as declared by the United Nations General Assembly