Africa Initiative for Planetary and Space Sciences

Research groups in Planetary and Space Sciences (PSS) are now emerging in Africa, but remain scattered and underfunded. The benefits of a coordinated PSS program for developing Africa’s youth and its knowledge-driven economy motivates this call for international support and investment.

Read more from the following articles published in EOS:

Baratoux et al., The State of Planetary and Space Sciences in Africa, Eos, 98.

Baratoux et al., Africa Initiative for Planetary and Space Sciences, Eos, 98.

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The Asteroid Day in Morocco

The Asteroid Day is a global day of education to help protecting Earth from asteroids. For this occasion, several events will be organized in Marrakech, including a conference at the French Institute, and at the University. The detailed program given below includes conferences, a visit of the Oukaimeden observatory in the High Atlas and astronomical observations (sun and night sky).

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Ask Us Anything Reddit session

102 comments were posted during the Reddit session about the “Africa Initiative for Planetary and Space Sciences” with David Baratoux and Hasnaa Chennaoui-Aoudjehane.

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Africa Initiative for Planetary and Space Sciences

Research groups in Planetary and Space Sciences (PSS) are now emerging in Africa, but remain scattered and underfunded. The benefits of a coordinated PSS program for developing Africa’s youth and its knowledge-driven economy motivates this call for international support and investment.

Read more from the feature and opinion articles published in EOS

Endorse the Africa Initiative for Planetary and Space Science here