Learn more about our ongoing projects on our 'projects' page


We serve the nation through our functions as we look to better utilize the space economy


We have multiple teams of scientists and engineers giving insightful research in space science


Through our outreach program, we are making impact on the local communities

Our Focus Areas

At the Kenya Space Agency

Our mission is coordinating, nurturing and developing the Kenyan Space Sector to maximise the utilization of space opportunities. Our 6 major areas of focus include:


Kenyan Scientists use space technology in conjunction with agriculture to discover how to control and ensure healthy crop growth.

Disaster Management

Satellites can be used to provide critical information to make predictions such as earthquake, locust migrations etc...


Satellite communication and imagery has been proven to be be an effective method to track security threats.


Television, radio, telephones, internet pick up signals via communication satellites.

Urban Planning

Urban developers use Satellite imaging to closely monitor and support decision making for sustainable urban planning.

Resource Management

Satellites generate multiple forms of data for private use and also for the general public.

News & Events




Defence Cabinet Secretary Hon. Eugene Wamalwa on Friday 17th June 2022 closed the three-day Kenya Space Expo and Conference by imploring the youths in the country and the region to tap into the various opportunities in the growing space sector.


Defence CAS opens the Kenya Space Expo & Conference 2022

On Wednesday 15th June 2022 the Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) in the Ministry of Defence Hon. Peter Odoyo, officially opened a three-day Space Expo and Conference at the Sarit Expo Centre in Nairobi, on behalf of the Cabinet Secretary Hon. Eugene Wamalwa.


2nd AfDevSat Initiative Meeting

Ag. Director General KSA Col Hillary Kipkosgey welcomed heads of agencies responsible for space matters in member states of the African Development Satellite (AfDevSat) initiative for a 2-day meeting held on 13th and 14th June 2022 in Nairobi.

2021 Space Sector Stakeholders Forum

The Space Sector Stakeholders Forum was held on 24th to 25th February 2021 as an initiative aimed at mapping the state of the indigenous space sector and the actions required to be taken by stakeholders and policymakers. Through the deliberations at this forum, the Agency, in collaboration with stakeholders, defined the space sector needs, capabilities and potential spheres, and charted a path to redefine the Kenyan Space Ecosystem for national development and security, and elevate Kenya to be among lead-nations on matters space.