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Approved Names


Details National Campaign


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IAU National Outreach Coordinator (NOC)

Dawoud Tarawa

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Name ExoWorlds National Committee

Chair: Dawoud Tarawa (NOC, President of the Palestinian Astronomical Society)
Khattab Aburub (Astronomical Observatory at Birzeit University)
Suleiman Baraka (UNESCO Chair-holder: Astronomy, and Space Sciences)
Raid Suleiman (Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian)
Soboh Al Qeeq (Center for Space and Astronomy Research - Al-Aqsa University)
Waffa Amro (Palestinian Astronomical Society)
May Issa (Palestinian Astronomical Society)
Lamees Waleed (Astronomical Club at Bethlehem University)
Abdelaziz Nofal (MAAN TV)
Full Jallad (Palestinian Astronomical Society)
Sadiq al Khadour (Director of activities in the Palestinian Ministry of Education)
Tarek Khawaja (f Media in the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities)
Ayda Yousef (Teacher in Physics and training in astronomy)
Nayef Hammouri (Social Media Expert)
Nancy Gebari (Palestinian Astronomical Society)
Rania Al-Faqeeh (Palestinian Astronomical Society)
ShaimaHussein (Palestinian Astronomical Society and An-Najah National
Farah Fatafta (The Astronomical Club at Birzeit University and Palestinian
Astronomical Society)

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