Kenya Space Agency will be Concluding the first ever Technical Advancement Satellite Training in the country in support with United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
Kenya joined the space fairing countries when it launched its first satellite from JAXA’s KiboCUBE and thus building on this foundation Kenya Space Agency (KSA) organized a training called HEPTA-Sat which will help Kenya to develop its own satellite in a few years to come.
The level of awareness of space science and technology is being emphasized as it relatively low in Kenya.
The Kenya Space Agency is building local capacity as well as raising the level of awareness.
The cost of acquiring space systems is usually high and as a country we need to rely on locally developed technologies and solutions to address the numerous socio-economic problems by harnessing space technology.
Kenya Space Agency is emphasizing the need to have young people educated on Space science so as to have more local know how among the youth.
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