Tag Archives: space

The Sable Collective gives entrepreneurs their creative space

Shanti Mayers and Syreeta Scott have created a welcoming space in North Philadelphia that focuses on showcasing African-American artists and …
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Texas African American Museum relocates, looks to use larger space to share more history with the …

Now housed in a larger space, the Texas African American Museum, 3000 N. Border Ave., the museum features hundreds of photos, artifacts and …
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You’d be amazed by these photos of African cities and popular landmarks from space

You’ve pretty much seen how the African continent looks like from outer space but have you by chance seen how some cities and very popular landmarks from the motherland look like from the same location?

NASA’s large collection of public photos, videos and audio of the earth captured from outer space over the years affords visitors the luxury of browsing through and taking a look at some of these specific spots.

Scroll through to take a look at some African cities and landmarks we compiled from the very large list. Did your country make the cut?

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African Leadership Conference (ALC) on Space Science and Technology – Abuja, Nigeria

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The African Leadership Conference (ALC) on Space Science and Technology for Sustainable Development is an African Regional Conference organized bi-annually to gather all experts and key players in Space Science and Technology in Africa with the view to promoting intra Africa cooperation in the use of space science and technology to support Africa’s development.

The 7th edition of the ALC conference is scheduled to hold in Abuja, Nigeria from the 5th to 7th November, 2018 at the NICON Luxury Hotel. The event is being hosted by the National Space Research and Development Agency on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

The overall Theme of the 2018 Conference is the Implementation of the African Space Policy and Strategy…

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African American Women’s Society shapes new space for black women at Tulane • The Tulane Hullabaloo

Though Tulane is focusing on increasing racial diversity year by year, black students still make up a relatively small demographic at the university less than 9 percent, according to Tulane’s most recently released statistics. Given these numbers, it can be easy to feel out of place in Tulane’s predominantly white community especially for black women. This was why the African American Women’s Society was established.

“Black women on campus exist in this really unique space where you’re at a [predominantly white institution], but then you’re also a woman, and you’re also black, and you’re at an intersection of really difficult spaces to navigate,” AAWS President Abi Mbaye said. “[At the Society], we just get it.”

The AAWS is dedicated to providing a community for…

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CBSS Research Grant for African Students in Space Science & Astronomy

Chukwuka Cosmas Ezenma-CBSS research grant for African students in space science and astronomy offers grants in favor of African students and researchers including Nigerians in order to develop capacity in space science and technology, Electronics Engineering, Astronomy and Astrophysics, foster international, cultural, scientific and technological cooperation in Africa. The grant is designed to support bold and visionary African students and researchers who are undertaking a postgraduate program related to space science, technology and astronomy.

Potential applicants should NOT be more than 32 years of age as at the time of the application. The candidate must be committed to Africa’s development and demonstrate outstanding academic and professional achievement, as…

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