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  • Stargazing for Healing

    Stargazing for Healing

    Astronomical Clubs in Tripoli and Benghazi, Libya Support Children’s Mental Well-being. The incredible work being done by Roaya for Astronomy and Space Applications Foundation project where astronomical Clubs in Tripoli and Benghazi, Libya helped reduce mental disorders in children caused by war and displacement by using the telescopes donated by Astronomy for Equity! The benefits…


  • The AstroSandbox Interview

    The AstroSandbox Interview

    Astronomy Students in Ukraine and the Need for Telescopes  While Astronomy for Equity is raising funds for telescopes for astronomy students in Ukraine (fundrazr.com/UkraineTelescopes), Astronomy for Equity founder Mike Simmons spoke with Taisiia Karasova, the founder of AstroSandbox, a national organization that promotes and teaches astronomy in schools across Ukraine. Taisiia spoke about the importance…


  • The First Space Camp in Libya: A Message of Peace through Astronomy

    The First Space Camp in Libya: A Message of Peace through Astronomy

    In May 2023, Libya witnessed its first space camp, which was set up by the  Roaya for Astronomy and Space Application Foundation, and it is a gathering of young people interested in space science, which was held in the city of Shahat. The idea of the camp came from the need to bring together young…


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