August 20, 2017

We are pleased to announce the list of selected participants for project Terranaut in partnership with Terraztra Space Exploration. A total of 652 participants are selected from the pool of applicants who applied to this program till July 31, 2017!  The selected participants are eligible for the next round in the campaign dedicated to Nepal. […]

August 19, 2017

While women are celebrating Teej Festival with their regular groups/families/friends, we decided to host a different meeting where we discuss about science together with festive flavour in Kathmandu today! Photo: Participants posing for group photo after the “Teej & Science: Meet & Greet 2017” held today. Credit: NASO Today, Teej and Science: Meet and Greet […]

August 18, 2017

A group of astronomy enthusiasts managed to observed the partial lunar eclipse last night despite of cloudy weather in Kathmandu. The observation program was organized at Ankur Vidhyashram, Bijay Chowk, Gausala during 10:00 PM till 01:00 AM (next day). Though it was a very late night event, we had several visitors to enjoy the eclipse […]

August 17, 2017

 Submitted by  Er. Anmol Mittal, Nepal The Global Space Exploration Conference (GLEX 2017) I attended discussed recent results, current challenges, and innovative solutions on to advancing human space exploration. The conference brought together leaders and decision-makers within the science and human exploration community- engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs, educators, agency representatives, policy makers. The conference was organized […]

August 15, 2017

Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) is pleased to announce 5th National Call for “Astronomy Olympiad Teacher Training 2017” to select teachers who will help the organizing National Astronomy Olympiad Organizing Committee- Nepal to organize 5th National Astronomy Olympiad 2018- Nepal. Among all the applicants, five best applicants will be selected based on their motivation, academic history […]

August 5, 2017

Toay, we had a special Asteroid Day event in association with Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) at its auditarium hall with ~200 participants! High school students were from Himalaya Vidya Mandir Higher Secondary School and Bright Land English Higher Secondary School while the participants included officials from different professional organisations in Nepal. Chief […]

August 5, 2017

We are pleased to announced the winners of our 4th National Astronomy Olympiad 2017 (NAO2017) which was held during January-July in Nepal. The winners of NAO2017 are: Bijaya Chandra Luitel, Chelsea International Academy, New Baneshwor, Kathmandu Tarun timalsina, Gandaki Boarding School, Pokhara, Kaski Bivek Lal Karn, Dhanusha science campus, Janakpur, Dhanusha Binaya Raj Paudyal, Capital […]

August 5, 2017

Eight teachers from different schools from Nepal will participate in the upcoming ITCA Colloquium ‘Astronomy for STEM Education’ in Bangkok, Thailand during August 7-11, 2017! A pre-departure meeting was held at in Kathmandu to discuss and identify the common problems and strength of our school network in order to uptimize the knowldge that they will […]

July 4, 2017

Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) in association with Terraztra Space Exploration is pleased to announce Project Terranaut, a global outreach initiative providing an opportunity to 14 people to train like a Yuri Gagarin in Russia and one of the best performer to go to Edge of the Space for free, in Nepal! The pre-registration is now […]

June 7, 2017

Today, we had an opportunity to attend an information session about the ‘XIX World Festival of Youth and Students2017’ which will be held in Sochi, Russia during October 14-22, 2017. The organizers are expecting  to bring more than 20,000 of young people from 150 countries around the world making it the  largest event in the […]