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> Astronomers Without Borders is a global astronomy community.  Astronomy enthusiasts, educators, and others around the world participate in programs that create interaction and cooperation through common interests in all aspects of astronomy including observing, outreach, the arts in astronomy and more.  Our common heritage of astronomy, which is present in the traditions of every culture, is a perfect platform for bringing us together across cultural and geopolitical borders.  Astronomers Without Borders' signature program, Global Astronomy Month, has become the largest annual celebration of astronomy with a diverse range of programs and participation from over 100 countries.
iaf International Astronautical Federation (IAF) was founded in 1951 and has since grown into the world's leading space advocacy organisation, with 226 members in 59 countries, including all the world's leading space agencies, companies, societies, associations and institutes. The IAF hold numerous conferences and workshops, including the world's premier annual space conference, the International Astronautical Congress (IAC).
skyatnight Sky at Night Magazine is an astronomy magazine published in the UK. The magazine has a global circulation, with Northern and Southern Hemisphere versions of the magazine published. The Northern Hemisphere edition is on sale in 17 countries in North America, Europe and across the Middle East, while the Southern Hemisphere edition is on sale in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Furthermore, the magazine has subscribers all around the world.
unawelogo Universe Awareness is an IAU- and UNESCO-endorsed education organization. The aim of UNAWE is to use astronomy and space to inspire young children (ages 4-10), particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds, to develop an interest in science and technology. UNAWE also aims to use the vastness and beauty of the Universe to broaden children’s minds, thereby stimulating a sense of global citizenship and tolerance.

SGAC works on the international, national and local level to link together university students and young professionals to think creatively about international space policy issues and inject the new generation point of view into international space policy creation.

space-foundation-logo Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is the foremost advocate for all sectors of space, and is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium, all in support of its mission "to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity."
yurisnight Yuri's Night is an annual celebration of the first manned spaceflight by cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin on 12 April 1961, and the launch of NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia 20 years later to the day.

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